Vice President Biden
Mar 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.
Jan 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.
Jan 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.
Jan 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.
Jan 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.
Oct 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.
Aug 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.
Jul 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."
Jun 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 14, 2012 — President Obama's decision to back same-sex marriage was no small feat. But did he do it because Vice President Biden forced his hand? Plus: your favorite "It's All Politics" podcast moments.