February 17, 1988 |
Sen. Joseph R. Biden Jr. (D-Del.) continues to improve following surgery last week to correct an aneurysm in an artery supplying blood to his brain, a spokesman for Walter Reed Army Medical Center said Tuesday. Pete Esker said Biden "spent a quiet night" after being transferred out of the intensive care unit.
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February 17, 1987 |
Sen. Joseph R. Biden Jr. (D-Del.) said Monday that he will formally announce in May his candidacy for his party's presidential nomination. Biden told supporters at a Statehouse news conference that "my intention is to run . . . . I plan on being a candidate for President."
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May 5, 1988 |
Sen. Joseph R. Biden Jr. (D-Del.) was listed in satisfactory condition Wednesday, one day after surgeons corrected an aneurysm on an artery that supplies blood to the right side of his brain, a Walter Reed Army Medical Center spokesman said. "Sen. Biden spent a restful night and is in good spirits," spokesman Peter Esker said.
September 21, 1987 |
Sen. Joseph R. Biden Jr. claimed during a campaign appearance in New Hampshire last spring that he finished in the top half of his law school class, although records indicate he finished near the bottom, Newsweek magazine reported today. In a videotape released by the public service cable network C-SPAN, the Delaware Democrat was asked at a campaign stop in Claremont, N.H., about what law school he attended and how well he did.
September 1, 2007 |
New Mexico Gov. Bill Richardson and Sens. Christopher J. Dodd (D-Conn.) and Joseph R. Biden Jr. (D-Del.) are the first presidential candidates to promise not to campaign in states that hold early nominating contests in violation of Democratic Party rules. They signed onto a pledge circulated by Democratic leaders of the four states that have the party's blessing to hold early contests -- Iowa, Nevada, New Hampshire and South Carolina.
August 12, 2003 |
Delaware Sen. Joseph R. Biden Jr. will not enter the Democratic race for the White House in 2004. He said that his campaign would be "a long shot" and that he could wield the most influence in the Senate. Biden, who lost a 1988 presidential bid, had pondered joining the nine Democrats vying for the right to challenge President Bush and had promised a decision by early September.