Joe Biden

Joe Biden

@JoeBiden

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Senator, Vice President, 2020 candidate for President of the United States, husband to @DrBiden, proud father & grandfather. Loves ice cream, aviators & @Amtrak

Joined on March 11 2007
2019-08-19 15:45:00

It’s past time for a $15 minimum wage and a real pathway to the middle class, because no one in America should work 40 hours a week and live below the poverty level. No one.

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2019-08-19 00:34:00

99 years ago today, the 19th Amendment was ratified—enshrining in our Constitution that the right to vote cannot be denied based upon sex. Today, access to the ballot box is still out of reach for too many Americans—it’s up to every single one of us to break down the barriers.

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2019-08-18 22:57:06

Back in 2007, I had the opportunity to meet with Katie and talk with her about how to overcome a learning disability. Her story has stuck with me ever since. I'm glad we were able to catch up in Iowa, and I'm so proud to hear she has graduated from school.

Quoted@BoKnowsNews

With experience comes decades worth of personal stories: Recent Iowa grad Katie & her mom this weekend told @JoeBiden he "changed her life" after their meeting in 2007. @CBSNews

With experience comes decades worth of personal stories: Recent Iowa grad Katie & her mom this weekend told @JoeBiden he "changed her life" after their meeting in 2007. @CBSNews https://t.co/cPbuZehUYN
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2019-08-18 21:38:00

The truth is Obamacare was, and is, a big deal. It covered 20 million additional Americans and protects over 100 million people with pre-existing conditions. We can’t afford to tear it down. We should protect and build on it: http://JoeBiden.com/Healthcare

The truth is Obamacare was, and is, a big deal. It covered 20 million additional Americans and protects over 100 million people with pre-existing conditions.

We can’t afford to tear it down. We should protect and build on it: https://t.co/IwFG48ED9h https://t.co/P6IWphrtSt
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2019-08-18 19:05:00

Two-thirds of Americans agree that we should ban assault weapons. As president, I will take on the @NRA and get it done.

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2019-08-18 16:55:00

The Trump Administration is trying to eliminate protections for LGBTQ workers that President Obama and I put in place. It’s wrong. As president, I’ll ensure every American is treated with dignity and respect—regardless of who they are or who they love.

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2019-08-17 22:15:00

We cannot afford four more years of a president who ignores the disastrous effects of climate change. My plan for a Clean Energy Revolution & Environmental Justice will address the climate emergency & protect our communities for generations to come.

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2019-08-17 20:25:00

My plan to protect and build on Obamacare will not only provide coverage for uninsured Americans, but it will also make health care more affordable for those who already have coverage.

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2019-08-17 18:09:00

A new school year is here—we must recognize those working to prepare our students to succeed in tomorrow’s economy: educators. As President, I will ensure our educators are supported with the pay and dignity they deserve. Read my plan here: http://JoeBiden.com/Education

A new school year is here—we must recognize those working to prepare our students to succeed in tomorrow’s economy: educators.

As President, I will ensure our educators are supported with the pay and dignity they deserve. Read my plan here: https://t.co/d1o4WnDczV https://t.co/hEYMMjh0bF
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2019-08-17 16:23:00

Every single community should have access to clean, safe drinking water.

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2019-08-17 14:37:00

Let’s be clear: racism and hate have no safe harbor in America. We are stronger because of our diversity—not in spite of it.

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2019-08-16 22:20:00

President Trump has lied to Iowa farmers at every turn. He promised to ‘unleash ethanol’ but instead all he’s done is secretly unleash Big Oil from its renewable fuel obligations. I'll support our farmers—not sell them out to the highest bidder.

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2019-08-16 19:55:00

Every day President Trump proves how morally unfit he is to sit in the Oval Office. A president should bring out our best as Americans — not echo schoolyard bullies with taunts based on physical appearance.

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2019-08-16 19:00:01

I look forward to joining @GiffordsCourage and @AMarch4OurLives at their forum to discuss how we can take on the @NRA and end our gun violence epidemic. Together, we will get it done.

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2019-08-16 18:40:00

It was great meeting our previous contest winners, Kellie and her wife Amanda, after last month’s Democratic debate. Enter now for your chance to join us for the next debate in Houston: https://joe.link/HoustonDebateContest

It was great meeting our previous contest winners, Kellie and her wife Amanda, after last month’s Democratic debate.

Enter now for your chance to join us for the next debate in Houston: https://t.co/hgKmqF00yn https://t.co/BK6mCgFjkR
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2019-08-16 16:39:00

We are in a battle for the soul of this nation. If we want to win, it’s going to take everyone stepping up, speaking out, and taking action. Text JOIN to 30330 and let’s get to work.

We are in a battle for the soul of this nation. If we want to win, it’s going to take everyone stepping up, speaking out, and taking action.

Text JOIN to 30330 and let’s get to work. https://t.co/zMdN7OeK0h
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2019-08-16 01:27:00

A Biden administration will ban assault weapons and high-capacity magazines. We will get these military-style weapons off our streets.

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2019-08-15 23:32:00

Coal miners have powered our country from the Industrial Revolution to the 21st century. I'm proud to stand with the protesting miners. Blackjewel has an obligation to give its workers the pay and benefits they’ve earned.

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2019-08-15 20:21:00

Since 1978, CEO compensation has risen 940%, while the average American has seen a raise of just 12%. It’s wrong. We need a $15 minimum wage, stronger labor laws, and a tax code that works for the middle class. It’s time we reward work, not just wealth.

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2019-08-15 19:20:00

Gov. @Hickenlooper ran a strong campaign, talking about the urgent need to rebuild our middle class and standing up to President Trump's trade wars. Coloradans are lucky to have John in their corner, and I look forward to seeing what he does next.

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2019-08-15 18:51:00

I have always been a stalwart supporter of Israel—a vital partner that shares our democratic values. No democracy should deny entry to visitors based on the content of their ideas—even ideas they strongly object to. And no leader of the free world should encourage them to do so.

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2019-08-15 13:00:01

Before I was Vice President, before I was a Senator — I started my career as an elected official on the New Castle County Council. Local races matter. I'm proud to sign the @runforsomething pledge to support candidates up and down the ballot to invest in our party’s future.

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2019-08-15 00:45:17

Rep. Steve King should resign. His comments on rape and incest have no place in Congress and fuel a corrosive culture in this country around sexual assault. We deserve better from our elected officials.

Quoted@DMRegister

WATCH: While speaking in Urbandale, U.S. Rep. Steve King, R-Kiron, wonders whether 'there (would) be any population of the world left' without rape or incest.

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2019-08-15 00:05:38

.@DrBiden and I send our prayers to the police officers injured today in Philadelphia, and to their families who wake up every day knowing that their loved ones are walking into harm's way when they put on the badge. We're grateful for the selfless work they do to keep us safe.

Quoted@nytimes

6 Philadelphia police officers have been wounded in a standoff near Temple University, the authorities said

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2019-08-14 19:36:49

America is an idea. An idea that for centuries has offered hope to the tired, the poor, and the huddled masses yearning to breathe free. We won’t let Donald Trump and his administration change that.

Quoted@atrupar

Here's acting USCIS director Ken Cuccinelli saying on NPR this morning that the Statue of Liberty plaque should be changed to read, "give me your tired and your poor who can stand on their own two feet, and who will not become a public charge."

Here's acting USCIS director Ken Cuccinelli saying on NPR this morning that the Statue of Liberty plaque should be changed to read, "give me your tired and your poor who can stand on their own two feet, and who will not become a public charge." https://t.co/q8OoNn3k6r
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2019-08-14 14:20:00

Whether you are online, at a gun show, or in a store — you should have to pass a background check to buy a gun. Period.

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2019-08-14 00:32:00

President Trump has emboldened white nationalists with messages of support, called Mexicans "rapists," and told members of Congress to "go back" to where they came from. The words of a president matter. And Trump has used his to unleash the deepest, darkest forces in our nation.

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2019-08-13 22:34:15

This is America, and we are strong and great because of our diversity — not in spite of it. Donald Trump doesn’t get that. Prioritizing wealthy immigrants while punishing working-class ones betrays the American idea that everyone gets a fair shot — regardless of background.

Quoted@nytimes

Breaking News: To curb immigration, the Trump administration will target legal migrants who use public programs, such as food stamps and housing subsidies

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2019-08-13 21:00:43

I know what it takes to beat the @NRA because I’ve done it twice before. In the Senate, @SenFeinstein and I took on the gun lobby to ban assault weapons and high-capacity magazines and helped pass the Brady background check bill. As president, I’ll beat them once again.

Quoted@nowthisnews

Former VP @JoeBiden says it's time we bring back the assault weapons ban — here's what else he plans to do to curb gun violence as president (Exclusive)

Former VP @JoeBiden says it's time we bring back the assault weapons ban — here's what else he plans to do to curb gun violence as president (Exclusive) https://t.co/mbT2tyjwaU
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2019-08-13 19:52:00

The brave protestors in Hong Kong are demanding the rights and freedoms promised to them. The U.S. should be leading the free world to rally support behind them and, with one voice, defend our shared democratic ideals and the desire for liberty that beats in every heart.

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