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VP Biden Expresses Disappointment, Anger Regarding Lack of US Infrastructure Funding

VP Biden Expresses Disappointment, Anger Regarding Lack of US Infrastructure Funding
Speaking at the “America Answers: Improving How We Get From Here To There” event hosted by the Washington Post, Vice President Joe Biden used a downright angry tone as he scorned the U.S. for scrimping on infrastructure spending. This comes in the shadow of a report suggesting that America must increase infrastructure spending by $3.6 trillion before 2020 to be up to par.
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Uncle Joe Keeps Prez Run Hopes Burning at Lefty Netroots Convention

Uncle Joe Keeps Prez Run Hopes Burning at Lefty Netroots Convention
Vice President Joe Biden is slated to be the key speaker at the upcoming Netroots Nation Convention in Chicago next week. The group is a collection of liberal activists and young go-getters, and the speech is widely viewed as Biden dipping his feet into the presidential waters.
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Biden Calls on Congress to Pass ENDA, Says It's 'Close to Barbaric' to Discriminate Against LGBT Workers

Biden Calls on Congress to Pass ENDA, Says It's 'Close to Barbaric' to Discriminate Against LGBT Workers
Vice President Joe Biden called on Congress to pass a measure to outlaw workplace discrimination against gays, saying it's outrageous that the country is even debating the subject. Speaking to supporters of the gay advocacy group Human Rights Campaign, Biden said it's "close to barbaric" that in some states, employees can be fired because of their sexual orientation or gender identity.
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Biden Hints at Third Presidential Run, 'No Obvious Reason' Not To

Biden Hints at Third Presidential Run, 'No Obvious Reason' Not To
Vice President Joe Biden has all but thrown is hat into the ring for a third presidential run in 2016. He says there's "no obvious reason" not to run, and he wants to "[give] ordinary people a fighting chance to make it."
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Colorado Prop AA: 15 Percent Tax on Pot Will Probably Pass

Colorado Prop AA: 15 Percent Tax on Pot Will Probably Pass
It’s not just about forcing marijuana customers to pay more, it’s also about setting precedent for legalization around the country, say advocates opposed to the steep consumption tax voters are being asked to approve next month.
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Activists Give Out Free Joints to Flood Victims During Biden's CO Visit

Activists Give Out Free Joints to Flood Victims During Biden's CO Visit
An activist group opposed to a state initiative aimed at taxing recreational marijuana, will provide relief to flood victims here Monday by handing out free joints. The group, No on Proposition AA, is headed by Larisa Bolivar and Miguel Lopez, chief organizers of Denver’s annual “4/20″ civil disobedience smoke-out.
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Doing What They Can, Obama Administration Moves Forward Unilaterally on Gun Control

Doing What They Can, Obama Administration Moves Forward Unilaterally on Gun Control
Months after gun control efforts crumbled in Congress, Vice President Joe Biden stood shoulder to shoulder Thursday with the attorney general and the top U.S. firearms official and declared the Obama administration would take two new steps to curb American gun violence.
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Hillary Clinton Is Still Popular, More So Than Obama, Biden

Hillary Clinton Is Still Popular, More So Than Obama, Biden
Though currently she is -- at least temporarily -- out of political life, former U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton continues to enjoy a strong favorability rating, now 64 percent. Americans view Clinton more favorably than the president and vice president, as well as Clinton's successor, Secretary of State John Kerry.
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Sasha Obama: 'Good Job, Dad. You Didn't Mess Up.'

Sasha Obama: 'Good Job, Dad. You Didn't Mess Up.'
This time, President Obama and Justice Roberts got the words right. The oath look 32 seconds inside the White House on Sunday.
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Obama Spotlights an Unlikely Supporter of Assault Weapons Ban: Ronald Reagan

Obama Spotlights an Unlikely Supporter of Assault Weapons Ban: Ronald Reagan
In his press conference on Wednesday to announce new proposals intended to help decrease gun violence, President Obama took the opportunity to shine a spotlight on an unlikely supporter of an assault weapons ban: Former President Ronald Reagan.
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