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2008-09-07 18:00:08

U.S. Democratic vice presidential candidate Joe Biden said Sunday Republican counterpart Sarah Palin is smart, but he does not know her stand on many issues. "Look, she's a smart, tough politician, and so I think she's going to be very formidable," he said on the NBC News program "Meet the Press." But "eventually she's going to have to answer questions and not be sequestered. Eventually she's going to have answer questions about her record." Palin, who was the only one of the four major...

2008-08-28 21:00:16

By Robert J. McCarthy In the time-honored tradition of vice presidential nominees, Delaware Sen. Joe Biden ripped into the Republican Party and Sen. John McCain on Wednesday, accusing the opposition of ignoring the American people's desire for change and opting instead for "more of the same." Biden enraptured a capacity crowd in the Pepsi Center, which whipped into a frenzy when presidential nominee Barack Obama strolled onstage at the conclusion of the speech to embrace him. But there...

2008-08-28 09:00:38

By Lee Davidson and Bob Bernick Jr. Deseret News DENVER -- Democrats on Wednesday paid homage to their past by listening to an invigorating valedictory by former President Bill Clinton and then gazed to their future as portrayed by newly minted vice presidential nominee Joe Biden. And Barack Obama made a (somewhat) surprise early visit to the Democratic National Convention after becoming the first man of color to receive a major party's nomination -- which came as Hillary Clinton moved to...

2008-08-28 06:00:51

To the editor: Your Saturday story, "Homemade aircraft: Plane crash kills three," quoted me as saying that experimental aircraft are "absolutely" safe. In fact, what I said was that Federal Aviation Administration regulations are designed to protect the safety of people on the ground as well as pilots. I also stated that owners of experimental aircraft must conduct lengthy test flights in remote areas to demonstrate that the aircraft are safe before the FAA will authorize them to be flown...

2008-08-28 06:00:11

By William M. Welch DENVER -- Taking his spot on the Democratic ticket Wednesday night, vice presidential nominee Joe Biden launched a forceful assault on Republican John McCain and said the nation "needs more than a good soldier" as president. He said Barack Obama offers "the change everybody knows we need." Biden addressed the Democratic National Convention on a night when it nominated Obama, the first African American to head a major party ticket, and hours later voted to add Biden...

2008-08-27 09:00:45

To: TECHNOLOGY EDITORS Contact: Matt Rizzetta of Dukas Public Relations for Zeta Interactive, +1-646-808-3632, matt@dukaspr.com NEW YORK, Aug. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- As political pundits and media personalities weigh in on Senator Barack Obama's selection of Senator Joe Biden as his Vice Presidential candidate, the bloggers and social media enthusiasts on the Internet began their own war of words. As the cyber dust cleared, the results were mixed as the same partisan arguments apparently...

2008-08-27 09:00:37

Presumptive nominee for U.S. vice president Sen. Joe Biden Wednesday makes his first appearance on the stage of the Democratic National Convention in Denver. In a speech Wednesday night, Biden, D-Del., is to expected argue that Barack Obama is the best presidential contender to strengthen national security, CNN reported. Biden is to share the speaker's platform with former U.S. President Bill Clinton, who heavily criticized Obama during a bitter primary season when Obama ran against...

2008-08-26 15:00:00

To: POLITICAL EDITORS Contact: Katie McCormick Lelyveld of the 2008 Democratic National Convention Committee, +1-312-533-1038 Democratic Vice Presidential Nominee Senator Joe Biden, Makes First Major Convention Appearance to Discuss Economic Challenges Facing Women and Families DENVER, Aug. 26 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Michelle Obama, wife of Democratic Presidential Nominee Senator Barack Obama, and his running mate, Senator Joe Biden, hosted a roundtable discussion with working women...

2008-08-25 15:00:30

By PATRICK MARLEY Eau Claire -- Sen. Barack Obama stressed the importance of making the economy work for the middle class, touted his pick for vice president and painted his opponent as out of touch with regular Americans in a stop in Eau Claire on Sunday. "It's not just that things are hard for people in the short term, it's this gnawing suspicion that maybe if we don't do anything about how this economy works, that we may be passing on an America to the next generation that's a little...

2008-08-25 09:00:46

By Brian Knowlton, Adam Nagourney and Jeff Zeleny John M. Broder contributed from Springfield, Illinois; Carl Hulse contributed from Washington; and Dalia Sussman from New York. * Democratic delegates from across the country and around the world converged here Sunday, many of whom said they were energized by the choice of Joseph Biden Jr. to be Senator Barack Obama's running mate, as party leaders sought to patch up resentments and rivalries lingering from the primaries. The...


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