Former VP, U.S. Senator - Delaware

Joe
Biden

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About the Candidate

Joe Biden served as the 47th Vice President to President Barack Obama from 2009-2017. Before the Administration, Biden represented Delaware in the Senate for 36 years and served as Chair and Ranking Member of the Senate Judiciary and Foreign Relations Committees. He also logged a ton of miles on Amtrak, and has a deep, unabiding love for aviators, trains, and ice cream. Learn more about Joe below:

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Q & A with Joe

  • If elected, what is the first executive action you’ll take?

    He says he'll use executive orders to curtail carbon emissions "on Day One," according to his campaign.

    Source: JoeBiden.com
  • What accomplishment are you most proud of?

    He's said his "proudest legislative accomplishment" was authoring the landmark 1994 Violence Against Women Act.

    Source: Time
  • Do you have a pet? If not, are you ok?

    Champ and Major. Two German Shepherds. Two very good boys.

  • When you’re not discussing all the reasons you will be a great president, what TV show are you insisting all of your friends watch immediately?

    No statement to date, so his default is TLC's Here Comes Honey Boo Boo until he says otherwise.

    Source: ABC News
  • What job would you do if you weren’t a politician?

    No statement to date, but wouldn't mind seeing Joe behind an ice cream counter handing out Mint Chocolate Chip samples.

    Source: CNN
  • If you could tell your 14-year-old self one thing, what would it be?

    No statement to date, but probably something about eradicating malarkey.

Top Priorities*

HEALTH CARE

Protect the ACA and offer a Medicare public option to diversify health care choices.

CLIMATE CHANGE

Achieve net-zero emissions by 2050 through taxing carbon, spending on low-carbon energy, and building up environmental infrastructure.

EDUCATION

Increase federal education spending and work on gun safety regulations to fund and protect schools.