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July 29, 1986 | Associated Press
More than a dozen U.S. senators and prominent figures from the Kennedy era gathered at St. Thomas Episcopal Church today to remember W. Averell Harriman, adviser to Democratic presidents from Franklin D. Roosevelt to Jimmy Carter, who died Saturday at age 94. Ushers included McGeorge Bundy, Clark Clifford, John Kenneth Galbraith, Arthur Schlesinger Jr. and Theodore Sorensen. Guests included Sens. Edward M. Kennedy, Gary Hart, Daniel Patrick Moynihan, Joseph R. Biden Jr., Robert C.
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March 9, 2010 | Office of the Vice President, The White House
I condemn the decision by the government of Israel to advance planning for new housing units in East Jerusalem. The substance and timing of the announcement, particularly with the launching of proximity talks, is precisely the kind of step that undermines the trust we need right now and runs counter to the constructive discussions that I've had here in Israel. We must build an atmosphere to support negotiations, not complicate them. This announcement underscores the need to get negotiations under way that can resolve all the outstanding issues of the conflict.
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April 12, 1991 | Associated Press
Here is how the Senate Judiciary Committee voted Thursday on Kenneth L. Ryskamp's nomination: Against: Joseph R. Biden Jr. (D-Del.), Edward M. Kennedy (D-Mass.), Howard M. Metzenbaum (D-Ohio), Dennis DeConcini (D-Ariz.), Patrick J. Leahy (D-Vt.), Howell Heflin (D-Ala.), Paul Simon (D-Ill.) and Herbert Kohl (D-Wis.). For: Strom Thurmond (R-S.C.), Orrin G. Hatch (R-Utah), Alan K. Simpson (R-Wyo.), Charles E. Grassley (R-Iowa), Arlen Specter (R-Pa.) and Hank Brown (R-Colo.).
NEWS
April 12, 1991 | Associated Press
Here is how the Senate Judiciary Committee voted Thursday on Kenneth L. Ryskamp's nomination: Against: Joseph R. Biden Jr. (D-Del.), Edward M. Kennedy (D-Mass.), Howard M. Metzenbaum (D-Ohio), Dennis DeConcini (D-Ariz.), Patrick J. Leahy (D-Vt.), Howell Heflin (D-Ala.), Paul Simon (D-Ill.) and Herbert Kohl (D-Wis.). For: Strom Thurmond (R-S.C.), Orrin G. Hatch (R-Utah), Alan K. Simpson (R-Wyo.), Charles E. Grassley (R-Iowa), Arlen Specter (R-Pa.) and Hank Brown (R-Colo.).
NEWS
January 22, 1987 | RONALD J. OSTROW, Times Staff Writer
The new chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee said Wednesday that "I hope to God the Administration doesn't send us a political appointment" to succeed FBI Director William H. Webster, who must give up his post by early 1988. Sen. Joseph R. Biden Jr. (D-Del.), reflecting on the committee's role in examining the FBI nominee, said in an interview that by "political" he meant "a Casey or a Meese," as opposed to "a Carlucci or a Webster." He referred to CIA Director William J. Casey, Atty. Gen.
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February 14, 1987 | ROBERT SHOGAN, Times Political Writer
Three 1988 Democratic presidential hopefuls--former Colorado Sen. Gary Hart, Delaware Sen. Joseph R. Biden Jr. and Missouri Rep. Richard A. Gephardt--on Friday made earnest but unstated bids for labor support at a conference of high-ranking AFL-CIO leaders here. Hart used the occasion to try to heal the wounds left over from his 1984 presidential campaign, when he attacked Walter F. Mondale as the candidate of "the special interests."
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April 22, 1987 | PAUL HOUSTON, Times Staff Writer
The two presidential hopefuls reporting the most cash in the bank at this early stage of the campaign of 1988 have yet to officially declare their candidacies: Sens. Bob Dole (R-Kan.) and Joseph R. Biden Jr. (D-Del.). Through March 31, Dole had a $2.5-million stash and Biden reported $2.1 million, according to the latest filings at the Federal Election Commission. At the same time, records show, no one has debts anywhere near those of the Democratic front-runner in opinion polls, former Sen.
NEWS
September 23, 1987 | ROBERT SHOGAN, Times Political Writer
As hearings on Robert H. Bork's Supreme Court nomination ground on Tuesday, the senator in the center chair tried to maintain his composure and keep his mind on the serious business at hand. But for Joseph R. Biden Jr. (D-Del), Senate Judiciary Committee chairman and beleaguered presidential candidate, this was no easy task. At times he seemed preoccupied and stared off into space. He left the committee room often to meet with supporters.
NEWS
May 15, 1987 | ROBERT SHOGAN, Times Political Writer
Outlining his economic platform as a 1988 White House contender, Democratic Sen. Joseph R. Biden Jr. of Delaware on Thursday called for tough new trade laws, educational and financing reforms and, most importantly, vigorous personal leadership by the next President to reassert U.S. control over its future.
NEWS
May 24, 1987 | ROBERT SHOGAN, Times Political Writer
"It's a shame you don't have my standing in the polls," Delaware Sen. Joseph R. Biden Jr. told Tennessee Sen. Albert Gore Jr., the newest of his rivals for the Democratic presidential nomination, at a fund-raising brunch here last Sunday. "I've been out doing this for a year," Biden reminded the audience of 400 party loyalists, "and I want you to know I've got 1%."
NEWS
September 23, 1987 | ROBERT SHOGAN, Times Political Writer
As hearings on Robert H. Bork's Supreme Court nomination ground on Tuesday, the senator in the center chair tried to maintain his composure and keep his mind on the serious business at hand. But for Joseph R. Biden Jr. (D-Del), Senate Judiciary Committee chairman and beleaguered presidential candidate, this was no easy task. At times he seemed preoccupied and stared off into space. He left the committee room often to meet with supporters.
NEWS
May 24, 1987 | ROBERT SHOGAN, Times Political Writer
"It's a shame you don't have my standing in the polls," Delaware Sen. Joseph R. Biden Jr. told Tennessee Sen. Albert Gore Jr., the newest of his rivals for the Democratic presidential nomination, at a fund-raising brunch here last Sunday. "I've been out doing this for a year," Biden reminded the audience of 400 party loyalists, "and I want you to know I've got 1%."
NEWS
May 15, 1987 | ROBERT SHOGAN, Times Political Writer
Outlining his economic platform as a 1988 White House contender, Democratic Sen. Joseph R. Biden Jr. of Delaware on Thursday called for tough new trade laws, educational and financing reforms and, most importantly, vigorous personal leadership by the next President to reassert U.S. control over its future.
NEWS
April 22, 1987 | PAUL HOUSTON, Times Staff Writer
The two presidential hopefuls reporting the most cash in the bank at this early stage of the campaign of 1988 have yet to officially declare their candidacies: Sens. Bob Dole (R-Kan.) and Joseph R. Biden Jr. (D-Del.). Through March 31, Dole had a $2.5-million stash and Biden reported $2.1 million, according to the latest filings at the Federal Election Commission. At the same time, records show, no one has debts anywhere near those of the Democratic front-runner in opinion polls, former Sen.
NEWS
February 14, 1987 | ROBERT SHOGAN, Times Political Writer
Three 1988 Democratic presidential hopefuls--former Colorado Sen. Gary Hart, Delaware Sen. Joseph R. Biden Jr. and Missouri Rep. Richard A. Gephardt--on Friday made earnest but unstated bids for labor support at a conference of high-ranking AFL-CIO leaders here. Hart used the occasion to try to heal the wounds left over from his 1984 presidential campaign, when he attacked Walter F. Mondale as the candidate of "the special interests."
NEWS
February 1, 1987 | KEITH LOVE, Times Political Writer
Delaware Sen. Joseph Biden made it plain Saturday that if he seeks the 1988 Democratic presidential nomination, his message will not always be pleasant and it will not depend on detailed policy papers. "On the surface, America is a land content, but we have been blinded by the illusion of security and tranquility, we've adjusted to the slow and subtle forces of decline," Biden said in a speech to the California Democratic Convention.
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February 1, 1987 | KEITH LOVE, Times Political Writer
Delaware Sen. Joseph Biden made it plain Saturday that if he seeks the 1988 Democratic presidential nomination, his message will not always be pleasant and it will not depend on detailed policy papers. "On the surface, America is a land content, but we have been blinded by the illusion of security and tranquility, we've adjusted to the slow and subtle forces of decline," Biden said in a speech to the California Democratic Convention.
WORLD
March 9, 2010 | Office of the Vice President, The White House
I condemn the decision by the government of Israel to advance planning for new housing units in East Jerusalem. The substance and timing of the announcement, particularly with the launching of proximity talks, is precisely the kind of step that undermines the trust we need right now and runs counter to the constructive discussions that I've had here in Israel. We must build an atmosphere to support negotiations, not complicate them. This announcement underscores the need to get negotiations under way that can resolve all the outstanding issues of the conflict.
NEWS
January 22, 1987 | RONALD J. OSTROW, Times Staff Writer
The new chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee said Wednesday that "I hope to God the Administration doesn't send us a political appointment" to succeed FBI Director William H. Webster, who must give up his post by early 1988. Sen. Joseph R. Biden Jr. (D-Del.), reflecting on the committee's role in examining the FBI nominee, said in an interview that by "political" he meant "a Casey or a Meese," as opposed to "a Carlucci or a Webster." He referred to CIA Director William J. Casey, Atty. Gen.
NEWS
July 29, 1986 | Associated Press
More than a dozen U.S. senators and prominent figures from the Kennedy era gathered at St. Thomas Episcopal Church today to remember W. Averell Harriman, adviser to Democratic presidents from Franklin D. Roosevelt to Jimmy Carter, who died Saturday at age 94. Ushers included McGeorge Bundy, Clark Clifford, John Kenneth Galbraith, Arthur Schlesinger Jr. and Theodore Sorensen. Guests included Sens. Edward M. Kennedy, Gary Hart, Daniel Patrick Moynihan, Joseph R. Biden Jr., Robert C.
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