All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Joe Biden’

Joe Biden Aides Say He’s Likely to Join 2016 Presidential Race

Joe Biden aides have spoken volumes in recent days–with their actions more so than with their words, however. A new report claims they have contacted Democratic donors and supporters to discuss the timing of an announcement–one that puts Joe Biden in the 2016 presidential race. On Monday, Vice-President Joe Biden met with political advisors, and discussed jumping into the 2016 …

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Chris Martin: Coldplay Front Man Sings at Funeral for Beau Biden

Chris Martin, the front man for Coldplay and boyfriend of actress Jennifer Lawrence, sang at the funeral of Vice-President Biden’s son, Beau Biden, in Wilmington, Delaware on Saturday. Delaware Online reports that Martin volunteered to sing at the funeral after learning that Beau Biden was a big Coldplay fan. Singing the band’s 2005 hit song, ‘Til Kingdom Come,’ Chris Martin …

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Portia de Rossi, Ellen DeGeneres Take Birthday Selfies

Portia de Rossi and Ellen DeGeneres shared some lovely selfies with their fans just ahead of Ellen’s 57th birthday. Despite the talk show host’s dry humor and hilarious antics, these photos depicted the softer, sweeter side to this married couple. Ellen and Portia appeared in the shots, sans any makeup or special wardrobe, locked in an embrace on a beach …

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Joe Biden Swims Naked, Upsets Secret Service?

A controversial new book that claims to have insider information about the goings-on of Secret Service details is turning some heads in Washington. The book is called “The First Family Detail: Secret Service Agents Reveal the Hidden Lives of Presidents” and is written by Ronald Kessler. Kessler used to write for the Washington Post and has written other books about …

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Katy Perry Gets Waxed in Washington, D.C.

Katy Perry has gotten waxed. No–she hasn’t been waxed. Who would report on Katy getting her legs or armpits or even worse waxed? Katy Perry is now forever enshrined in wax at Madame Tussaud’s Wax Museum in Washington, D.C. She’s in the nation’s capital for three months before she makes her way down south to Orlando. The Roar singer is …

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Christina Hendricks Pushes For Family-Friendly Work Policies, Campaigns To End ‘Mad Men’ Era

On Monday, Mad Men star Christina Hendricks spoke at the White House Summit on Working Families where she shared her views on current policies for women in the workplace. According to reports, the United States is the only developed nation that does not require paid leave for new mothers. “Only three countries in the world report that they don’t offer …

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Joe Biden: Could We Get a President Gaffe?

“An hour late? Oh, give me a f**king break!” –Joe Biden Anytime you bring up Joe Biden’s name, the first word out of the mouth of someone standing nearby is “gaffe”. In fact, before Biden got onto the Dem ticket in 2008, you could count on one hand the number of times you heard the word “gaffe” in a year. …

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Joe Biden Joins Instagram, Pimps Ray Bans

Vice President Joe Biden joined Instagram today, you know, in the way that President Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama joined Instagram and various other social networks–not actually. If you’re really high up in the executive branch, you probably don’t have time to be running multiple social media accounts. But hey, politicians have to be cool with the internets, so …

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Joe Biden Sparks Outrage With Boston Marathon Speech

The first anniversary of the Boston Marathon bombing was today, and Vice President Joe Biden appeared at the memorial ceremony to deliver a speech. While most of Biden’s speech went smoothly, he hit a bump in the road at one point left many people shocked and outraged. An estimated 3,000 people attended the Boston Marathon Memorial today, including survivors, family …

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Seth Meyers: ‘Late Show’ Debut Review

If you are a fan of Seth Meyers on Saturday Night Live, you most likely enjoyed his debut on Late Night. Meyers replaced Jimmy Fallon on Late Night. Fallon had a great run as the Late Night host with popular segments such as The History of Rap and Slow-jamming the News. He made his debut appearance as The Tonight Show’s …

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Joe Biden Calls LaGuardia A Third World Airport

Vice President Joe Biden has been known to speak his mind on occasion, and by now most people know that biting his tongue isn’t one of his best skills, so it wasn’t much of a surprise when he spoke poorly of LaGuardia Airport, in New York, but it might be surprising to hear that he compared it to an airport …

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Baghdad Brothel Shooting Leaves 12 Dead

January is shaping up to be a violent month in Iraq. According to Agence France Presse (AFP), the death toll rose by at least 12 on Tuesday when gunmen attacked an apartment that served as a brothel in the Zayouna area of Baghdad. Liquor stores and brothels seem to be a popular target. On December 7, gunmen attacked 12 liquor …

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North Korea Releases Elderly American Prisoner

After being detained in North Korea in the fall, Merrill Newman has been granted a Christmas miracle. The 85-year-old man was deported earlier today. Prior to his release, there was fear he would be held in North Korea for the rest of his life. The DPRK detained the elderly tourist for a period of several weeks beginning on October 26th …

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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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Vice Presidential Debate Streaming Live on YouTube [Reminder]

If you want to see the current Vice President of the United States and the man that could assume that role battle it out face-to-face, tonight’s your only chance. At 9 pm ET, Joe Biden and Paul Ryan will meet for the only Vice Presidential debate of the campaign season. The debate will take place at Centre College in Danville, …

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Kim Dotcom Asks President Obama Some Questions In His New Song

You may know Kim Dotcom for running the now defunct Megaupload and fighting against extradition to the U.S. You may not know that he’s also a rather accomplished musical artist. His new song, Mr. President, is obviously targeted at the U.S. government. If you have been following the Megaupload situation, Dotcom blames Vice President Biden for the shutdown of Megaupload. …

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Joe Biden Was Behind Megaupload Takedown Claims Kim Dotcom

As we move closer to the date of Kim Dotcom’s extradition trial, things are getting crazier for those involved in the already crazy case. Dotcom recently won a huge case where the New Zealand High Court ordered the FBI to give back the data they took during the raid on his mansion. Dotcom isn’t content with this victory though, he …

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Joe Biden Supports Same Sex Marriage, Credits “Will & Grace”

Vice President Joe Biden announced today on “Meet The Press” that he is “absolutely comfortable” with the idea of same sex marriage and added that he thinks a homosexual couple should be afforded the exact same rights given to heterosexual couples. While the news doesn’t come as a huge surprise to some–the Obama administration has been supportive of the LGBT …

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Joe Biden Joins Twitter, Again, With Semi-Personal Account

Today, Vice President Joe Biden joined Twitter. He was actually already on Twitter, on a more official capacity. The Veep’s new Twitter account has been launched as a “reboot,” to give voters a look at what Biden’s doing on a day-to-day basis. It’s a fake real account – or is it a real fake account? Really neither. It boasts the …

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