Category: Biden

1977: Joe Biden Worried Busing Would Lead to a ‘Racial Jungle’
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1977: Joe Biden Worried Busing Would Lead to a ‘Racial Jungle’

Former Vice President Joe Biden claimed that busing to achieve school integration would lead to his children being raised in a “racial jungle.” Biden, who has recently come under fire for praising segregationists, appears to have made the comments during a Senate committee hearing in 1977 while debating a busing measure. At the time, Biden…

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Biden: ‘If You Like Your Private Insurance, You Can Keep It’
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Biden: ‘If You Like Your Private Insurance, You Can Keep It’

Former Vice President Joe Biden pledged Americans who “like” their employer-based or private insurance plans could keep them under a sweeping healthcare reform proposal his campaign unveiled on Monday. Biden, who was instrumental in helping President Barack Obama pass the Affordable Care Act (ACA), made the promise during an AARP forum in Iowa when discussing…

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Joe Biden Gaffes on Immigration: ‘We Need Family Separation’
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Joe Biden Gaffes on Immigration: ‘We Need Family Separation’

Former Vice President Joe Biden appeared to commit a gaffe on Friday, telling immigration activists, “We need family separation.” Biden, who is facing increased criticism over the three million deportations that occurred under President Barack Obama, made the gaffe during a campaign event in New Hampshire when confronted by immigration activists. “I want you to…

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