Vice President Joe Biden plans to trumpet the administration's progress on efforts to reduce gun violence during a speech today in Washington, despite the legislative defeat handed to the White House in April by the gun lobby.PERMALINK | COMMENTS (0) | RECOMMEND RECOMMEND (0)
At this point, a poll showing Hillary Clinton as the overwhelming favorite for the 2016 Democratic presidential nomination is about as close as politics gets to a sure thing.PERMALINK | COMMENTS (0) | RECOMMEND RECOMMEND (0)
The woman who asked the standout question at this week's Parents Magazine online town hall about gun violence went on Fox News Friday to accuse Vice President Biden of mansplaining when it comes to self-defense.PERMALINK | COMMENTS (0) | RECOMMEND RECOMMEND (0)
Vice President Biden told an audience Thursday in Connecticut that things have changed in the gun violence debate -- the politician who has to worry now is the one who votes against new regulations on firearms purchases, rather than the one who votes for them.
That's a big change in the conventional wisdom, which has long held that taking on the gun rights lobby is at best risky and at worst suicidal. But Biden's not the only one saying it -- Democrats are gearing up to make support for gun control a key plank in their 2014 platform.PERMALINK | COMMENTS (0) | RECOMMEND RECOMMEND (0)
Vice President Biden sounded skeptical Tuesday after he got a question at an online town hall hosted by Parents Magazine that once again led him to opine about the best gun to own in case of home invasion or social meltdown.
"Is this Parents Magazine?" Biden said. "I have Parents Magazine in my home. I've never heard anybody in Parents Magazine ask these kinds of questions."PERMALINK | COMMENTS (0) | RECOMMEND RECOMMEND (0)