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Possible Biden Bid For White House Faces Rough Road

The only trace of the vice president came on a candy wrapper. Joe Biden may be considering whether to enter the race for president, but he sat out last week’s meeting of the Democratic National Committee.

08/31/2015

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Talking Points: Klobuchar On Biden, Hillary’s Falling Numbers

The latest poll from Iowa shows support for Hillary Clinton is slipping. The Des Moines Register poll shows Clinton with 37 percent of the vote – that’s down from a high near 60 percent just a few months ago.

08/30/2015

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Ridin’ With Biden? Clinton Challenge A Rough Road For The VP

The only trace of the vice president came on a candy wrapper. Joe Biden may be considering whether to enter the race for president, but he sat out this past week’s meeting of the Democratic National Committee. In his place, backers greeted a curious few in a hotel suite 20 floors above the official gathering.

08/29/2015

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4 Presidential Candidates Speak At Mpls. DNC Conference

Minneapolis was center stage Friday for the Democrats in the 2016 presidential race. The Democratic National Committee is holding its summer meeting downtown, where Hillary Clinton was mobbed by supporters.

08/28/2015

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Potential Biden Candidacy Causing A Stir Ahead Of Minneapolis DNC Meeting

This weekend, top Democrats are in Minneapolis for the Democratic National Convention’s summer meeting. Most notably absent is possible candidate Joe Biden. DNC members say so far there’s little political infighting.

08/28/2015

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As DNC Meets In Minneapolis, Biden Considering Presidential Race

The Democratic National Committee is holding its summer meeting in downtown Minneapolis, starting Thursday. All five top Democratic presidential candidates will speak to the state party chairs and super delegates, including Lincoln Chaffee, Hillary Clinton, Martin O’Malley, Bernie Sanders and Jim Webb.

08/27/2015

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Clinton, Sanders Set For Minneapolis DNC Conference

Some democratic presidential hopefuls will be in Minnesota Friday. The Democratic National Committee will bring Hillary Clinton, Bernie Sanders, Martin O’Malley, Lincoln Chafee and Jim Webb to Minneapolis for the weekend conference.

08/25/2015

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Talking Points: VP Joe Biden Considering Presidential Run

The New York Times is among major media outlets reporting that Vice President Joe Biden is considering getting into the race for the Democratic Presidential nomination. The Times and other outlets report that Biden’s late son Beau, who died of cancer in May, urged his father to run.

08/02/2015

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Congresswoman McCollum Talks Lion Hunt, Biden In Presidential Race

Within hours of the news that Cecil the Lion had been killed in Zimbabwe by a Minnesota dentist, Congresswoman Betty McCollum called for a federal investigation. And an investigation by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is also underway.

08/02/2015

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Biden Announces Death Of Son, Beau, Of Brain Cancer

Vice President Joe Biden has announced that his son, Beau, has died of brain cancer. The younger Biden was a lawyer, member of the Delaware National Guard and former Delaware attorney general. He was 46.

05/30/2015

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Good Question: Who Makes Up Our Congress?

On Tuesday, Vice President Joe Biden swore in 71 new members to the 114th Congress, including the first Black Republican woman elected to the U.S. House from Utah. This group of 535 people is now the most diverse in U.S. history.

01/07/2015

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First Lady Rallies Voters In Minneapolis

Election Day is just two weeks away, and Minnesota Democrats are getting support from some of the most popular national campaigners. First Lady Michelle Obama was the main attraction at an energetic get-out-the-vote rally at Patrick Henry High School in Minneapolis. This was the first of three high-profile Democrats to be stumping the state for Minnesota Democratic candidates this week.

10/21/2014

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VP Biden To Hold Rally For Nolan In Hibbing

Vice President Joe Biden is coming to Minnesota’s Iron Range to hold a get-out-the-vote rally this week.

10/20/2014

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Clinton-Led Rally Set For Macalester College

Minnesota Democrats are calling on Hillary Rodham Clinton to help build enthusiasm among their voters as re-election bids of Gov. Mark Dayton and Sen. Al Franken near their conclusion.

10/20/2014

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Sen. Amy Klobuchar To Address Iowa Democrats

Minnesota Sen. Amy Klobuchar will give the keynote address at the Iowa Democratic Party’s annual Jefferson Jackson Dinner, the state party organization announced Tuesday.

09/16/2014

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Trending Now: Kids Crazy For ‘Frozen,’ @VP On Instagram & Arguing With Babies

It is time to see what’s Trending Now on ‘CCO. And who knows more about what’s going on around town and around the country than Jason Matheson.

04/17/2014

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Biden Touts Health Care Coverage In Minn. Visit

Vice President Joe Biden is visiting a Minneapolis coffee shop, where he met with a handful of women who got insurance under the federal health care law.

02/19/2014

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2 Mondale Sons To Do Readings At Mom’s Service

Former President Jimmy Carter and Vice President Joe Biden will pay tribute to Joan Adams Mondale and her two sons will read from Scripture at the former second lady’s memorial service. A program for Saturday’s service provides a look at the service for the wife of former Vice President Walter Mondale. It was posted Friday on the website of Westminster Presbyterian Church in Minneapolis.

02/07/2014

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VP Biden, Jimmy Carter To Attend Joan Mondale Service

Vice President Joe Biden and former President Jimmy Carter will be among those paying respects to Joan Mondale at a memorial service Saturday in Minneapolis.

02/06/2014

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2-6-14 The Morning Take On The Morning News With Dave Lee

How much will it cost you to visit with Joe Biden? Blois has the answer on THE MORNING TAKE….click the link to listen back!

02/06/2014

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VP Biden Headed To Minn. For Democratic Fundraiser

Vice President Joe Biden is headed to Minnesota for a fundraiser for the national Democratic Party. Biden is due at a Democratic National Committee event in Minneapolis on Feb. 19, a DNC official said Wednesday. The White House also confirmed that Biden would be in Minnesota that day. The fundraising trip was first reported by the Minneapolis Star Tribune. An invitation obtained by the newspaper seeks contributions of up to $32,400. The fundraiser is being held at the Minneapolis restaurant owned by Gov. Mark Dayton’s sons.

02/05/2014

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Good Question: Why Is The U.S. Getting Involved In Syria Now?

The U.S. is taking steps to strike Syria after officials say the Syrian government used chemical weapons on its own people last week. Bashar al-Assad’s government denies the claim, but the U.S. says they’ve crossed the “red line” President Barack Obama talked about last year.

08/27/2013

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Esme’s Blog: A Sandy Hook Mother’s Plea

Today Francine Wheeler, who lost her 6-year-old Ben in the Sandy Hook massacre, gave the President’s Saturday radio address pleading for action on gun control measures.

04/13/2013

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House Lawmakers Ditch Universal Background Checks

Minnesota House lawmakers are weighing whether to expand background checks for firearm purchases, a critical step in whether that measure can pass and become law.

03/19/2013

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