The life of Joe Biden

He's now the front-runner of the Democratic primary. This is the life of Joe Biden.

A frontrunner for the 2020 presidential election

He was Barack Obama’s Vice President. He lived through multiple tragedies. Donald Trump calls him "Sleepy Joe." This is Joe Biden.

Joseph Robinette Biden was born in 1942 in Scranton, Pennsylvania

He was the first of four children. As a child, he was bullied by classmates over his stutter. At 10, he moved to Delaware and later attended the prestigious Archmere Academy prep school. During his adolescence, his role models were Martin Luther King, John F. Kennedy and Bobby Kennedy. At 22, he met Neilia Hunter on spring break. They married the next year and had 3 children.

In 1965, he earned a B.A. from the University of Delaware with a double major in history and political science

Three years later, he earned a law degree from Syracuse University. He started practicing law at a firm in Wilmington, Delaware while also working part-time as a public defender. At 29, he became the 5th youngest senator in US history, representing Delaware. 6 weeks later, tragedy struck. He revealed, “While I was in Washington hiring staff, I got a phone call. My wife and three children were Christmas shopping, a tractor trailer broadsided them and killed my wife and killed my daughter. And they weren’t sure that my sons would live.” On January 5th, 1973, he was sworn into the Senate from his son Beau’s hospital room. In order to take care of his sons, he stayed in Delaware and commuted daily to Washington, earning the nickname "Amtrak Joe."

36 years in the U.S. Senate

He spent 36 years in the U.S. Senate chairing multiple committees and overseeing major national moments— like the Clarence Thomas hearings. He pushed for a drug sentencing law that became controversial for its racial disparities. At 33, he met Jill Tracy Jacobs. They married 2 years later, after his sons told him it was time. In 1980, he became a dad for the fourth time with the birth of Ashley.

Climate change pioneer and presidential candidate

In 1987, he became a climate change pioneer by introducing the Global Climate Protection Act. At 45, he ran for president for the first time, but dropped out after suffering a life-threatening brain aneurysm. In 2007, he ran again but dropped out as the race became dominated by Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton. In 2008, he was announced as Obama’s running mate. As Vice President, he became known for his folksiness and frequent gaffs. But he was also very involved in the administration’s foreign policy. In 2015, his son, Beau, succumbed to brain cancer at the age of 46. One year later, Obama placed Biden in charge of the Cancer Moonshot — a bold initiative to "end cancer as we know it." At 74, Obama surprised him with the nation’s highest civilian honor, the Presidential Medal of Freedom. On April 19, 2019, he announced his candidacy for President. Biden is running a campaign based on returning to the Obama years. He’s advocating for reform of the system, not revolution.


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  • Chris T.
    04/30/2020 20:27

    Paid for by the big bank

  • Ilona H.
    04/29/2020 12:29

    Top man

  • Ilona H.
    04/29/2020 12:15

    Top man

  • Burim H.
    04/18/2020 17:49


  • Gerri B.
    04/18/2020 13:33

    We need Joe Biden to lead us out of this dark time we are currently in. A leader who cares.

  • Dottie M.
    04/18/2020 02:50

    It is so sad to watch Joe Biden have the beginning stages of dementia 😥 He used to be able to speak well even tho he got into trouble now and then for saying the wrong thing.

  • Margaret B.
    04/17/2020 01:50

    What a joke ! Thank you I can’t stop laughing ! And why he is wearing glasses ? My vote go to trump !!!!!

  • Drew A.
    04/16/2020 07:52

    People take this joker seriously? Idk to laugh or cry😒🙁😕

  • StarLord H.
    04/15/2020 18:44

    Who Paid you to make Philippines number 1 in worst lockdowns? fake news Brut just fake news, in Kenya Police shot a kid and in Philippines no one died of gunshot or any police force and you think Philippines is number 1? stfu! . do your homework well your giving out false and misleading thoughts about our Country fool!

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  • Alex B.
    04/15/2020 05:56

    But he can't remember his if it's his wife or sister LAWL

  • James S.
    04/15/2020 02:25

    Wow, more propaganda from this page.. If you're into politics, say it openly, don't pretend to be unbiased, your whole page is anti Trump.

  • Dottie B.
    04/15/2020 01:51

    You’ve GOT to be kidding! He’s pitiful and pathetic and you want him for Pres. ?

  • Troy K.
    04/15/2020 00:20

    Biden is lost in his own mind

  • John H.
    04/14/2020 23:50

    Biden got Sanders endorsement.....before he got Obama's. He was the man's VP! And couldn't get endorsed before now?? That tells alot doesn't it.

  • Neil W.
    04/14/2020 23:42

    Don't bother... Trump is going to win 2020. Thank God!

  • Bevan P.
    04/14/2020 23:36

    In truth it was built by slavery and the lower class ! The people working long hours for little money😡

  • John T.
    04/14/2020 23:19

    Still voting for President Trump in November.

  • Michael G.
    04/14/2020 22:55

    Let's help him remember what he running for and in what country😂😊😊