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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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03/04/2020 12:58 PMupdated: 08/19/2020 12:15 PM

1426 comments

  • Srikumar P.
    03/31/2021 14:28

    Good

  • Arunava D.
    03/26/2021 08:07

    I Am Fine Too With Wife Son & My Sweet Doggi

  • Arunava D.
    03/26/2021 08:07

    Respected & Honble President of USA Hope You Are Fine With First Lady

  • Arunava D.
    03/26/2021 08:06

    India

  • Arunava D.
    03/26/2021 08:06

    Good morning From Arunava Dasgupta & Family Email [email protected]

  • Vivek A.
    01/09/2021 16:05

    👍😁

  • Lutfur A.
    12/30/2020 15:49

    A man of integrity with compassion to fellow human being and.........

  • Vijay K.
    12/17/2020 06:52

    Kamala Harris is not a black get that correct. She is a half Jamaican and half Indian. So she is a brown.

  • MrsFaiz R.
    12/16/2020 13:56

    Very nicehistryunclepersanalty.

  • MrsFaiz R.
    12/16/2020 13:30

    Sir.uncleiswonderfulpersAnalatyniceoke

  • Ray Z.
    12/12/2020 10:39

    Drop dead

  • John C.
    12/07/2020 00:58

    He never had an original thought in his life everything he says it's from somebody else's mouth all he is is a tape recorder teleprompter he's a sick little puppy a plagiarist a pedophile and a puppet.

  • Shiva K.
    11/30/2020 05:20

    Sleepy Joe

  • Sudheeshkumar P.
    11/29/2020 16:04

    Sir I am not American but I love you Wish you good health and Wisdom

  • Madhu S.
    11/28/2020 15:33

    Nice story of biden

  • Aloto H.
    11/26/2020 02:01

    United states of America president joe Biden may good lord bless you and ur country amen amen amen

  • Mary M.
    11/24/2020 21:12

    Very true saying President. Really support your speech

  • Thuy M.
    11/23/2020 16:52

    You will be my lovely president in 1/20/21 I can't wait.

  • Bhaskaran K.
    11/22/2020 14:34

    In the living of leadership quality in the world level standards all keeping of Gentle and pure and humanities are maintenaed and a great rule of officiating some days all the peoples seen and watching his caretakers is very nearby the before the peoples his really feelings.Thank you Sir ones again .

  • Bhaskaran K.
    11/22/2020 14:27

    best wishes

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