Joe Biden

Friday, May 24, 2024

Black voters could decide who wins 2024 presidential election

By Alex Gonzalez Reporter/Producer, Nevada News Service, a bureau of Public News Service.    Black voters will play a key role in determining who will win the 2024 presidential election. And while Black voters remain overwhelmingly Democratic and support President Joe Biden over former President Donald Trump, Biden’s edge over Trump is changing. A new poll shows Trump is ahead […]
Monday, November 9, 2020

Joe Biden and Kamala Harris win the White House race

President-Elect, Joe Biden, and Vice President-Elect, Kamala Harris, are moving ahead with the transition, after winning a hard- fought battle for the White House. Last Saturday, the Associate Press was the first to call the race for Biden and Harris. Other media outlets quickly followed. The Associate Press reported Biden secured the 20 electoral votes of his home state of […]
Saturday, January 17, 2009

A historic train ride kicks off 2009 inauguration festivities

    photo by Richard Perry/The New York Times   Today President-elect Barack Obama rode the rails from Philadelphia to Washington, D.C. with family, friends, supporters, and the media. Vice-President Joe Biden and his wife Jill boarded the train in Wilmington, Delaware. Thousands of people braved brutally cold weather to cheer on the new president and his administration of change. The whistle stop tour followed part of […]
Sunday, November 16, 2008

Book deal for a Joe Biden biography

  Google Image Barack Obama listens as his running mate Joe Biden gives a fiery speech on the campaign trail. President-elect Barack Obama is not the only hot literary property on the winning Democratic ticket. His running mate, Joe Biden, is now the subject of a book deal that will produce a biography of the soon-to-be vice-president. Veteran political reporter […]
Sunday, October 5, 2008

Political bytes

Round two: Presidential debate in Nashville on October 7 Senators Barack Obama and John McCain are preparing to go at it again in a different presidential debate format this Tuesday. Obama and McCain will be required to answer questions from voters in a town hall  setting at Belmont University. The moderator will be NBC’s Tom Brokaw. The first Obama and McCain debate drew about […]
Friday, October 3, 2008

The V.P. candidates trade jabs in their only debate

         Th spin is on today as each presidential campaign is touting the good points of its V.P. candidate’s performance last night. In their first and only debate, Alaska Governor Sarah Palin and Delaware Senator Joe Biden came out swinging in St. Louis.  As in the first presidential debate, there was no knockout, but each candidate landed some pretty good shots. And more […]
Wednesday, October 1, 2008

How many watched the first Obama & McCain debate?

Google image Millions of people tuned in to watch last Friday’s presidential debate between Senators Barack Obama and John McCain. How many? The debate at the University of Mississippi drew 54.4 million viewers, according to the Nielsen ratings. That’s about 16 percent less than the first debate between President George Bush and Senator John Kerry in 2004. Still, the most watched presidential debate remains […]
Saturday, August 23, 2008

Barack Obama picks a running mate

The suspense and political intrigue are over!  The presumptive Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama has picked Delaware Senator Joe Biden for the number two spot on the ticket. Senator Biden is the chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee. Biden is an expert on foreign policy and familiar with foreign leaders and diplomats around the world. In 2007, Biden made his own run […]