Biden Goes from Opposing Same-Sex Marriage to Presiding Over One
Vice President Joe Biden officiated at the wedding of two male White House staffers yesterday, despite belonging to the Roman Catholic Church, which teaches that marriage is a sacrament that can occur only between a man and a woman.
Conservatives Can — and Should — Play a Role in the Cancer Moonshot
Last Monday, the White House announced the formation of its Cancer Moonshot Task Force, a follow-up to President Obama’s State of the Union exhortation to “make America the country that cures cancer once and for all.” At the time, …
Beware of Politicians Bearing Moonshots
In his State of the Union Address last month, President Obama said:
Last year, Vice President Biden said that with a new moonshot, America can cure cancer. Last month, he worked with this Congress to give scientists at the National …
Biden Decision Leaves Both Parties in Disarray
Joe Biden has made it official: He is not running for the 2016 Democratic presidential nomination. It’s the latest development in a presidential campaign cycle that has not been going according to script.
Biden said that personal factors played a …
Krauthammer: Biden Will Run So Democrats Have ‘Insurance Policy’ if Hillary’s Indicted
Charles Krauthammer predicted tonight that Joe Biden will enter the presidential race, but only to be able to easily pick up the nomination should Hillary Clinton be indicted.
“One of the reasons I think he’ll get in, and I think …
A Biden Run Would Complicate Hillary’s White House Strategy
The scuttlebutt in Washington is that Vice President Joe Biden is going to throw his hat into the presidential race, which means there is at least a 50 percent chance that he will. I mean, when is the Beltway scuttlebutt ever …
Biden: GOP Candidates ‘Beating Hispanics’
Joe Biden accused Republican presidential candidates of “beating Hispanics” during a fundraiser Tuesday night, mounting another attack on his possible GOP opponents as he inches closer to declaring a bid for the Democratic nomination.
The vice president made the remarks …
Biden Greeted by Calls of ‘You Should Run!’ at Glitzy Gay-Rights Dinner
Vice President Joe Biden was given a thunderous reception as the keynote speaker at the Human Rights Campaign’s annual dinner on Saturday — particularly after the audience urged him to take a shot at a presidential run.
Biden was …
Biden Says Abortion Is ‘Always Wrong’
Joel Gehrke notes that Biden claimed to support Catholic teaching on abortion but not to be willing to impose it on others. He has said this before, and other Catholics who favor legal abortion often say similar things. The logical …
Draft Biden Official: ‘I Am 100 Percent That Joe Is In’
When Josh Alcorn joined the Draft Biden super PAC, MSNBC headlined its story on the move “Draft Biden just got real.” Alcorn had been finance director and senior adviser to the late Beau Biden, the vice president’s son, and …
The Torricelli Solution to the Coming Clinton Implosion
Last week’s shattering report by the State Department’s inspector general drew the conclusion that several of us at National Review have been urging for over a year: Hillary Clinton’s systematic conduct of government business over a homebrew …
Do You Hear the Calls for Joe Biden to Reconsider?
Are you starting to hear the drumbeat for Vice President Joe Biden to reconsider his decision to not run for president?
Washington Post columnist Colbert King, this morning: “Presidential election year or not, the Clinton email issue must be resolved. …
No, Joe Biden Isn’t Going to Cure Cancer
So, Joe Biden is going to cure cancer. That was among President Obama’s big ideas in his final State of the Union pageant.
Let’s start with the obvious: Joe Biden is not going to cure cancer. Joe Biden …
Joe Biden Passes on Presidential Run
After months of breathless speculation, Vice President Joe Biden announced on Wednesday that he will not mount a campaign for the presidency in 2016.
The vice president made his decision public in the White House Rose Garden Wednesday afternoon, with his …
Using Biden to Block the Clintons from Regaining the White House
As he approaches the end of his career in elected office, Barack Obama is in a truly precarious position: He is going to exit the White House having accomplished almost nothing substantive on the policy front — his health-care program is …
Biden’s Staff Met with DNC to Review Nomination Rules
From the last Morning Jolt of the week…
Is Joe Biden Running? Here’s One Little Indicator…
Ryan Lizza, writing in The New Yorker:
Joe Biden has taken another step toward entering the Presidential race.
Representatives of the Vice-President held …
Is the ‘Draft Biden’ Effort Getting Too Emotionally Manipulative?
Is anyone starting to feel a little manipulated by the public discussion of Joe Biden and the deaths in his family?
First we learn Biden himself leaked his son’s last words to New York Times columnist Maureen Dowd:
Joe Biden …
CNN to Biden: Hey, Feel Like Coming to Our Debate?
Gee, do you think CNN is trying to give Biden a nudge with this announcement?
Vice President Joe Biden will be invited to participate in the first Democratic presidential primary debate if he declares his intention to seek his party’s …
Joe Biden: ‘Abortion Is Always Wrong’
Vice President Joe Biden believes that life begins at conception, according to a statement he made while inviting pro-lifers to join the Democratic party in conjunction with Pope Francis’s visit to the United States.
Biden maintained that the question …
Is Joe Biden Really the Answer to Democrats’ Problems?
The wheels haven’t come off Hillary Rodham Clinton’s bus quite yet, but they’re getting wobblier. Hence the Joe Biden boomlet. As a columnist, never mind as a conservative, I think it’s a fantastic idea. (A Biden …