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Joe Biden Visits China Amid Air Zone Tensions

US Vice President Joe Biden arrived in Asia as tensions are escalating between China and Japan over a newly established Chinese air defense identification zone in the East China Sea. The tensions center around the tiny Senkaku Islands (known as the Diaoyu in China) which are within the new air defense zone. Although Japan has controlled the islands for many …

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Rachel Maddow and Rand Paul Trading Blows Again

Rachel Maddow and Rand Paul are back to trading blows, with Maddow calling out Paul for plagiarism. This certainly isn’t anything new between the television host and the Kentucky senator. They have been at heated odds for years. The Christian Science Monitor says Paul is in big trouble if he decides to throw his hat into the 2016 presidential campaign. …

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Cory Booker Sworn In As US Senator

Cory Booker has officially left his old job as mayor of Newar, NJ, and has become only the second African American to be elected to the Senate since Barack Obama. Booker has already gained a quite a celebrity status as the Newark Mayor, and he is viewed as a hero of the people. He was sworn in yesterday, after winning …

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Mariska Hargitay Visits NDVH with Joe Biden

Mariska Hartigay has played detective Olivia Benson on “Law and Order: Special Victims Unit” for the past 14 years. However, her services extend far beyond the show. Hargitay is involved in helping fight sexual violence off-screen as well. Today, she joined the Vice President, Joe Biden, in his visit to the National Domestic Violence Hotline in Austin, Texas. “I am …

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Randy Neugebauer, New Lightning Rod in USG Outage

On a Tuesday local news program (shown here), Representative Randy Neugebauer (R-Tex.) shared his frustrations over the government shutdown that became official Monday at midnight. By Wednesday, the representative found himself the source of frustrations over a Washington, D.C.-based NBC affiliate video of him reprimanding a Park Service ranger who was following orders to prevent visitors from entering the World …

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Joe Biden Is Talking About Guns On Google+ Again

In January, Vice President Joe Biden participated in a Google+ hangout, discussing gun violence. Today, he will do so again. This is part of the White House’s series of fireside hangouts. Biden will discuss reducing gun violence with mayors from across the country. Specifically, he’ll be joined by Karen Freeman-Wilson from Gary, Indiana, Stephanie Rawlings-Blake from Baltimore, Maryland, R.T. Rybak …

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New Audio Series Shows What It’s Like ‘Being Biden’

The White House is launching a new audio series, powered by SoundCloud, that takes you into the daily life of the man behind the most powerful man in the world, Vice President Joe Biden. It’s called “Being Biden.” “The series will combine a photo that offers a glimpse into the Vice Presidency with an audio recording of the Vice President …

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Joe Biden To Talk About Guns On Google+ Thursday

Vice President Joe Biden will be stopping by Google+ to participate in a hangout, and discuss gun violence on Thursday at 1:45 PM Eastern. According to Google, Biden will hangout for 30 minutes, and discuss the White House policy recommendations on reducing gun violence with Guy Kawasaki (author of Google+ book What The Plus), Phil DeFranco and Hari Sreenivasan from …

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Biden Jokes About 2016, Gets Republicans Riled

Joe Biden recently surprised onlookers and one unsuspecting Republican when he grabbed a cellphone from a man in a Sarasota restaurant yesterday and engaged in a long conversation with the person he’d been talking to–his brother– about health care reform. For some, Biden’s eccentric behavior is not a shock. He is notorious for speaking his mind–whether it’s politically advantageous or …

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Vice Presidential Debate Saw 3.5 Million Tweets

Last week’s first Presidential debate broke a Twitter record. With over 10 million total tweets coming in from start to finish, it became the most tweeted-about event in U.S. politics. Could the Vice Presidential debate live up to that sort of social media chatter? Not quite. But it did draw an impressive crowd. Twitter confirms that last night’s VP debate …

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Biden Calls Malarkey, Chuckles During Debate

Joe Biden certainly didn’t disappoint those who tuned in to the vice presidential debate looking for something more than just a dry argument; his somewhat sarcastic, increasingly agitated replies to Paul Ryan are already the subject of web gossip and memes this morning. It began with Biden calling malarkey after Ryan was asked to give his opinion on the Libya …

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Joe Biden Won the Debate If You Ask the Xbox LIVE Community

Earlier this month, Microsoft announced that they would live-stream all three Presidential debates and the sole Vice Presidential debate via their new Elections Hub inside the Xbox 360 dashboard. But unlike YouTube, who’s simply streaming the events, Xbox is asking (Xbox LIVE Gold) members to provide feedback during the contests. “Throughout the debate, the Xbox LIVE community will be able …

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