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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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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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NEWS
March 27, 1987 | United Press International
Sen. Daniel K. Inouye (D-Hawaii) has been named co-chairman of Sen. Joseph R. Biden Jr.'s exploratory committee for the Democratic presidential nomination, a spokesman said Thursday. The Delaware Democrat is expected to formally announce his bid for the nomination in late May or early June.
NEWS
February 17, 1988 | Associated Press
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.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
February 17, 1987 | United Press International
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."
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
May 5, 1988 | Associated Press
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.
NATIONAL
September 1, 2007 | From Times Wire Reports
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.
NATIONAL
August 12, 2003 | From Times Wire Reports
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.
NEWS
July 2, 2008
Potential running mates: A graphic in Monday's Section A that accompanied an article on potential 2008 vice presidential candidates said Sen. Joseph R. Biden Jr. (D-Del.) had criticized Barack Obama, the presumptive Democratic presidential nominee, for offering to meet with the leaders of North Korea and Iraq. Obama had offered to meet with the leaders of North Korea and Iran.
ENTERTAINMENT
August 7, 2007 | From the Associated Press
Four presidential candidates are lined up to visit Jon Stewart on "The Daily Show" over the next three weeks as Comedy Central's satirical news review ramps up its "Indecision 2008" coverage. Sen. Joseph R. Biden Jr., the Delaware Democrat, is first up this Wednesday. Biden appeared on "The Daily Show" last winter on the day he announced his candidacy. Republican Sen. John McCain makes his 10th appearance on Aug. 16, followed by another Republican, former Wisconsin Gov. Tommy Thompson, on Aug.
NATIONAL
January 8, 2007 | From Times Wire Reports
Sen. Joseph R. Biden Jr. of Delaware said he would seek the Democratic presidential nomination in 2008 and planned to file paperwork that would allow him to begin raising money. Biden has said for months that he has been trying to determine whether he has enough political and financial support for a bid. Now he is taking the next step, setting up an exploratory committee. "I am running for president," Biden said on NBC's "Meet the Press."
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