December 5, 2013 The Asia trip is generating the kind of video and headlines that could prove useful if the vice president decides to run for president in 2016.
November 5, 2013 Democrat Terry McAuliffe won the hotly contested Virginia governor's race, defeating Republican Ken Cuccinelli, who was supported by the Tea Party.
November 4, 2013 There was no mention of the president or the Affordable Care Act at a rally for gubernatorial candidate Terry McAuliffe. The omission signaled how the law's recent troubles have turned Obama's signature domestic legislation from an asset to a liability. It may have also signaled something else.
October 4, 2013 The day centered on a quote attributed to an unnamed source. But one thing President Obama and House Speaker John Boehner could agree on: Nobody's winning in Washington.
March 20, 2013 The vice president's comments in an interview with NPR come despite signs that such a ban doesn't have enough support, even from members of his own party, to make it through the Democratic-controlled Senate.
January 20, 2013 Obama fulfilled the constitutional requirement to take the oath before noon on Jan. 20. He will repeat the oath in public on Monday.
January 16, 2013 The president unveiled a series of executive actions and called on Congress to take legislative steps aimed at reducing gun violence. "We can't put this off any longer," he says. He's calling on Congress to ban assault weapons and bolster the background check system.
January 10, 2013 Changes to gun laws require working with Congress. But the president might do such things as bolster the federal database on gun buyers and order stepped-up prosecution of felons and others barred from buying weapons.
January 8, 2013 The National Rifle Association says it is sending a representative to hear what the vice president's task force on gun issues has to say. The organization has made clear, though, that it opposes changes to gun laws if they restrict Americans' ability to buy firearms.
October 12, 2012 Malarkey is "meaningless talk, nonsense." Vice President Biden said that's what GOP vice presidential nominee Paul Ryan was spreading. Where the word came from is a bit of a mystery.
August 13, 2012 President Obama and GOP vice presidential candidate Paul Ryan were in Iowa, where they told supporters that the general election would give voters a stark choice between two visions of the nation's future. With Mitt Romney in Florida and Joe Biden in North Carolina, all four candidates worked to energize supporters in key swing states.
July 12, 2012 When the vice president said access to the ballot box should be "expanded and unencumbered," he got a big cheer. Republicans, he said, see a future where "voting is made harder, not easier."
June 27, 2012 Mitt Romney's campaign got no satisfaction from The Washington Post. The newspaper refused to retract a piece that tied the Republican presidential candidate to the outsourcing of U.S. jobs overseas when he ran Bain Capital.
May 7, 2012 What matters is "who do you love?" And, whether you'll be loyal to that person, not the genders of those involved, the vice president says.