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2011-04-12 09:00:00

NEW YORK, April 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- In an exclusive cover story to be published in PARADE magazine's April 24 issue, First Lady Michelle Obama and Dr. Jill Biden discuss Joining Forces, their new initiative to support and honor the families of America's service members, and their 'First Friendship.' (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110412/NY81125) As announced by the White House today, Mrs. Obama and Dr. Biden are launching Joining Forces to educate, challenge, and...

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2009-06-12 22:41:12

U.S. Vice President Joseph Biden told Michigan officials Friday the state will get another $2 billion to help it over the hump of auto industry problems. Biden spoke at a high school in Kalamazoo, the Detroit Free Press reported. The school is next to I-94, which is being rebuilt with federal stimulus money and the audience included highway construction workers. Gov. Jennifer Granholm hugged the vice president after he announced the federal government will issue $2 billion in economic...

2009-01-20 12:22:00

WASHINGTON, Jan. 20 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is a statement by International Union of Painters and Allied Trades General President James Williams: "The men and women of the International Union of Painters and Allied Trades congratulate President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden. "Their campaign for change has already brought renewed hope to a country in the midst of one of its most challenging times in history. We now look forward to the inspired leadership of...

2008-11-04 15:25:00

Democratic U.S. vice presidential candidate Joe Biden arrived at his polling place in Wilmington, Del., hand-in-hand with his mother. His entrance sparked a round of applause as he waived to the crowd. "I'm Jean Biden's son," he told election judges, provoking a wave of laughter. After voting, he collected his mother and left.

2008-11-02 03:00:13

Democratic vice presidential nominee Joe Biden accused Republican John McCain Saturday of taking "the low road to the highest office in the land." Speaking to supporters at a rally in Evansville, Ind., Biden predicted that the tone of the campaign would fall even more before Tuesday's election, CNN reported. "In my view, over the last few weeks, John McCain's campaign has gone way over the top," Biden said. "They are trying to take the low road to the highest office in the land. It's not...

2008-10-14 00:00:21

By The Associated Press SCRANTON, Pa. (AP) - Democratic vice presidential candidate Joe Biden on Sunday accused the McCain campaign of trying to distract Americans from their economic woes by launching "unbecoming personal attacks" at Barack Obama. Appearing at a boisterous rally near his childhood home, Biden said John McCain's campaign is desperate to change the subject from the financial crisis that has wiped out many Americans'college and retirement savings. He said McCain has...

2008-10-04 12:00:09

By Randall Chase Associated Press DOVER, Del. -- Democratic vice presidential candidate Joe Biden told his son and other Delaware National Guard troops on Friday that his heart was "full of love and pride" as they prepared to leave for an assignment in Iraq. "We take comfort in the knowledge that you are the best-trained, best-prepared group of citizen soldiers that our country to this day has ever sent into harm's way," Biden told members of the 261st Signal Brigade at a ceremony outside...

2008-10-03 18:00:02

By Jim Kuhnhenn ST. LOUIS - Under intense scrutiny, Republican vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin stood her ground Thursday night against a vastly more experienced Joe Biden, debating the economy, energy and global warming, then challenging him on Iraq, "especially with your son in the National Guard." The Alaska governor also noted that Biden had once said Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama wasn't ready to be commander in chief, "and I know again that you opposed the move...

2008-10-03 09:40:00

To: NATIONAL EDITORS Contact: Will Potter of the National Education Association, +1- 202-822-7823, wpotter@nea.org McCain-Palin would follow same flawed policies of the Bush administration WASHINGTON, Oct. 3 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A healthy economy requires a healthy public education system, and Sen. Joe Biden made it clear in Thursday's vice presidential debate that an Obama administration would correct the misguided education and economic policies of the last eight years. The...

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2008-10-03 09:40:00

By Calvin Woodward Associated Press WASHINGTON -- Republican Sarah Palin criticized a version of a Barack Obama health-care plan that doesn't exist and Democrat Joe Biden clung to a misleading charge about Republicans and big oil when the two clashed in the vice presidential debate Thursday. Some examples of facts cast adrift in the debate: PALIN: Said of Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama: "Ninety-four times he voted to increase taxes or not support a tax reduction." THE...


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tesla
  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
This word is named for Nikola Tesla, the inventor, engineer, and futurist.