Joe Biden http://wamc.org en de Blasio Strikes Back http://wamc.org/post/de-blasio-strikes-back <p>Mayor Bill de Blasio doesn't care for Vice President Joe Biden's criticisms of New York's LaGuardia Airport.</p><p></p><p></p><p>Biden on Thursday likened the airport to "some third-world country" while touting more modern airports in places like Hong Kong. De Blasio defended the airport on Friday when asked about Biden's comments.&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; He said the remarks were not Biden's "finest moment" and called them "inappropriate."&nbsp; He says that was "not the right way to talk about it."</p> Sat, 08 Feb 2014 03:26:00 +0000 Dave Lucas 83425 at http://wamc.org de Blasio Strikes Back Bidens Speak In Western NY On Education http://wamc.org/post/bidens-speak-western-ny-education <p></p><p></p><p>Recalling his days as an upstate New York college student, Vice President Joe Biden says it seemed back then that companies like Kodak, Bausch and Lomb and Xerox would go strong forever. But at a community college campus Wednesday, he said times and jobs have changed, and pushed for educational programs that train students for today's higher tech jobs.</p> Wed, 29 Jan 2014 21:37:38 +0000 Dave Lucas 82847 at http://wamc.org Bidens Speak In Western NY On Education Cuomo, VP Biden Meet On Infrastructure Rebuilding Plans http://wamc.org/post/cuomo-vp-biden-meet-infrastructure-rebuilding-plans <p>Governor Cuomo hosted Vice President Joe Biden to talk about new ways of rebuilding infrastructure after damaging storms. The two are potential Presidential contenders in 2016, if Hillary Clinton doesn’t run, but they had nothing but praise for one another. &nbsp;</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">New York State received $6 billion dollars in federal aid after </span>Superstorm<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Sandy, and Governor Cuomo invited Vice President Joe Biden to the State Capitol, to show him how he’s spending the money.</span></p> Tue, 07 Jan 2014 23:10:00 +0000 Karen Dewitt 81387 at http://wamc.org Cuomo, VP Biden Meet On Infrastructure Rebuilding Plans 1/7/14 Panel http://wamc.org/post/1714-panel <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>Today's panelists are WAMC's Alan Chartock and Newsman, Ray Graf. Meteorologist, Paul Caiano, will join us for part of the show to talk about the record breaking cold weather.</p><p>Topics include:<br />Utah - Supreme Court<br />Cheney Out of Race<br />Yellen In<br />Polar Vortex<br />Biden in Albany<br />Burglary Exposed J. Edgar Hoover's FBI</p><p> Tue, 07 Jan 2014 14:00:00 +0000 Joe Donahue 81341 at http://wamc.org 1/7/14 Panel Biden, Cuomo To Discuss Rebuilding After Sandy http://wamc.org/post/biden-cuomo-discuss-rebuilding-after-sandy <p>Vice President Joe Biden is set to visit the New York Capital and join Governor Andrew Cuomo for a discussion of the state's rebuilding efforts following Superstorm Sandy.</p><p>The hurricane hit New York in late October 2012, flooding several parts of New York City and Long Island and destroying many homes and businesses.</p><p>The state has received federal disaster funds for relief and rebuilding, with an estimated $5.1 billion in the current fiscal year's budget</p> Tue, 07 Jan 2014 10:50:10 +0000 Jaired Crofut 81330 at http://wamc.org Biden, Cuomo To Discuss Rebuilding After Sandy Tickets Becoming Available For Obama-Buffalo Visit http://wamc.org/post/tickets-becoming-available-obama-buffalo-visit <p>President Barack&nbsp;Obama's appearance at the University at Buffalo as part of a two-day bus tour through upstate New York and Pennsylvania will be open to the public, but tickets are required.</p><p>The president is scheduled to speak Thursday at Alumni Arena on UB's North Campus. Tickets will be available beginning at 5 p.m. today at the Alumni Arena box office.</p><p>Thursday's visit is part of a trip through upstate New York and Pennsylvania to lay out ideas for making college more affordable.</p> Tue, 20 Aug 2013 10:12:04 +0000 Jaired Crofut 71773 at http://wamc.org Tickets Becoming Available For Obama-Buffalo Visit US Sen. Markey Planning "Ceremonial Swearing-In" http://wamc.org/post/us-sen-markey-planning-ceremonial-swearing <p>Massachusetts U.S. Senator Edward Markey is planning to hold a ceremonial swearing-in ceremony at Boston's historic Faneuil Hall.</p><p>Markey was actually sworn in last month by Vice President Joe Biden during a brief ceremony in the Senate chamber in Washington.</p><p>Today’s event is a chance for more of the Democrat's supporters and members of the public to mark the start of his tenure in the Senate.</p><p>Markey defeated Republican Gabriel Gomez in a June special election to fill the seat left vacant by John Kerry's resignation from the Senate to become secretary of state.</p> Thu, 08 Aug 2013 12:09:01 +0000 Jaired Crofut 70995 at http://wamc.org US Sen. Markey Planning "Ceremonial Swearing-In" VP Biden to give address on gun violence in Conn. http://wamc.org/post/vp-biden-give-address-gun-violence-conn <p>Vice President Joe Biden will be in Connecticut this week for a discussion on gun violence hosted by some of the state's Congress members.</p><p>Biden is expected to deliver the keynote address at the conference on federal efforts to curb gun violence.</p><p> Tue, 19 Feb 2013 13:55:43 +0000 Jaired Crofut 58079 at http://wamc.org VP Biden to give address on gun violence in Conn. Is Joe Biden Eying A Run For The Presidency? http://wamc.org/post/joe-biden-eying-run-presidency Transcript <p>STEVE INSKEEP, HOST: <p>Good morning, I'm Steve Inskeep.<p>Vice President Joe Biden first ran for president in the 1980s, an up and coming young pol who was knocked out of the race. He tried again in 2008 before becoming President Obama's running mate. Now, he starts another term still number two. But at a weekend inaugural event, he declared, I'm proud to be president of the United States. His son corrected him, though one persistent question is whether the vice president may try one more run in 2016.<p>It's MORNING EDITION. Mon, 21 Jan 2013 12:28:00 +0000 editor 56149 at http://wamc.org Biden seeks video game industry input on guns http://wamc.org/post/biden-seeks-video-game-industry-input-guns <p></p><p>WASHINGTON (AP) -- Looking for broader remedies to gun violence, Vice President Joe Biden is reaching out to the video game industry for ideas as the White House seeks to assemble proposals in response to last month's massacre at a Connecticut elementary school.</p><p>Biden is scheduled to meet with video game representatives Friday as the White House explores cultural factors that may contribute to violent behavior.</p> Fri, 11 Jan 2013 15:56:38 +0000 Associated Press 55551 at http://wamc.org Biden seeks video game industry input on guns