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10:15 am
Fri October 17, 2014

VP's Son Hunter Biden Discharged from Navy

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WASHINGTON (AP) - Two people familiar with the discharge of Vice President Joe Biden's youngest son from the Navy say he tested positive for cocaine.

In a statement released by his attorney, Hunter Biden doesn't refer to the reason he received an administrative discharge from the Navy earlier this year.

He says he respects the Navy's decision and is moving forward with his family's support.

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11:52 am
Fri October 3, 2014

Beau Biden Polls Well in Delaware

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If Attorney General Beau Biden wants to run again in the First State the public opinion polls are looking good for him.

A new University of Delaware survey found that 60 percent of Delawareans viewed his second term as Attorney General favorably.

Only 24 percent did not.

The poll was taken in mid-September.

In April the Vice President’s son decided not to seek a third term.

His father Joe Biden also has good numbers among Delawareans with 64 percent viewing him favorably to 30 percent unfavorably.

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8:31 am
Thu September 11, 2014

Vice President Biden Attends Saturday Star-Spangled Banner Event

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BALTIMORE (AP) - Vice President Joe Biden is scheduled to attend the Star-Spangled Spectacular in Baltimore.

The National Park Service says the vice president is scheduled to attend the event on Saturday. It is being held at the Fort McHenry National Monument to observe the bicentennial of the writing of The Star-Spangled Banner.

Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley also is scheduled to attend, along local and federal officials.

California Rep. Nancy Pelosi is scheduled to be at the event, as well as Maryland Sens. Barbara Mikulski and Ben Cardin.

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7:54 am
Tue August 26, 2014

Anthony Brown Gets Help From Vice President Joe Biden

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WASHINGTON (AP) - Maryland Democratic gubernatorial nominee Anthony Brown is getting some fundraising help from Vice President Joe Biden.

Brown's campaign manager Justin Schall tells The Washington Post that Biden's appearance at a luncheon Tuesday in Georgetown should raise at least $300,000.

Biden is the second big name to assist the lieutenant governor in his bid to succeed Democratic Gov. Martin O'Malley. Former President Bill Clinton headlined a fundraiser for Brown in May.

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9:30 am
Tue September 10, 2013

Vice President Touts Grant for Port of Baltimore

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BALTIMORE (AP) - Vice President Joe Biden used a visit to Baltimore to talk about the need to invest in infrastructure.

The vice president highlighted a $10 million grant to the Port of Baltimore during a visit on Monday.

The grant is expected to help improve the port's productivity by widening the channel. It also will increase the port's cargo storage capacity.

Biden said the grant is just the latest example of federal investments to better enable the nation's manufacturers to get their products around the world, Vice President Joe Biden said Monday.

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9:07 am
Mon September 9, 2013

Vice President to Highlight $10 Million Grant for Port of Baltimore

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BALTIMORE (AP) - Vice President Joe Biden is scheduled to talk about the need to invest in infrastructure during a visit to Baltimore.

The vice president plans to highlight a $10 million grant to the Port of Baltimore that will help improve the port's productivity by widening the channel.

It also will increase the port's cargo storage capacity.

Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx is also scheduled to attend, along with Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley.

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10:42 am
Fri August 23, 2013

Attorney General Beau Biden Returns Home

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DOVER, Del. (AP) - Delaware Attorney General Beau Biden returned home Thursday with his father, Vice President Joe Biden, and other family members after undergoing a medical procedure at a Houston cancer center.

A small motorcade of SUVs with dark tinted windows arrived at Joe Biden's house shortly before 4 p.m. Thursday afternoon after Air Force Two touched down at the New Castle County airport following a flight from Texas.

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9:03 am
Thu August 22, 2013

Beau Biden Returns Home After Medical Tests

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DOVER, Del. (AP) - Delaware Attorney General Beau Biden will be returning home soon with his father, Vice President Joe Biden, aboard Air Force Two following a successful medical procedure at a Houston cancer center.

The vice president's office says Beau Biden will fly to Delaware aboard the aircraft Thursday.

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9:12 am
Tue August 20, 2013

Delaware Attorney General in Hospital After Weakness and Disorientation (Update)

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Delaware Attorney General Beau Biden at a Houston, Texas hospital after becoming weak and disoriented during a family vacation last week.

That’s the word from Biden spokesman Jason Miller and the White House.

Vice President Joe Biden is at the hospital where his son is undergoing medical tests with no public events scheduled.

The Vice President is scheduled to join the president in Scranton, Pa. later this week.

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8:53 am
Mon August 5, 2013

O'Malley Outlines Presidential Hopes, Gansler Begins Gubernatorial Push

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Governor Martin O’Malley told supporters over the weekend that he is laying down the foundation for a 2016 bid for the White House.

While in Milwaukee for the National Governor’s Association O’Malley told political reporters that he will have mapped the campaign by the end of the year.

The Baltimore Sun was told in April by O’Malley that he would take the next year to consider a presidential bid.

While the Governor would not commit to a presidential campaign he said the he was working through the process.

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10:47 am
Thu September 6, 2012

Gov. Jack Markell Addresses Democratic National Convention

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During his address to the Democratic National Convention last night Governor Jack Markell declared himself to be a proud, card-carrying, capitalist.


Then he took aim at Republican Presidential Nominee Mitt Romney, who, the Delaware Democrat said, did not have the kind of business experience to qualify him as president.


He said that the shareholders for governors and presidents were people such as teachers, construction workers and hardware store owners.

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8:17 am
Wed May 2, 2012

Blue Hens Get White House Get Tour From Vice President Joe Biden

 

NEWARK, Del. (AP) - The University of Delaware women's basketball team has been treated to one final highlight following the most successful season in school history.

The News Journal of Wilmington (http://delonline.us/IUcCj4 ) reports that Vice President Joe Biden on Tuesday gave the Blue Hens, their coaches and school administrators a personal tour of the White House and then hosted them for a poolside dinner at the vice president's residence in Washington.

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9:03 am
Wed March 7, 2012

Tigani Gets Two Years in Prison

 

             Liquor executive Christopher Tigani got two years in prison yesterday for violations of Delaware’s campaign laws that US District Court Judge Gregory Sleet called brazen.

            Before handing down his sentence yesterday Sleet revealed that Tigani had been addicted to methamphetamines at the time he committed his crimes and when he was fighting with his father for control of NKS Distributors, Inc.

            The judge noted Tigani is currently in recovery.

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