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President: Joseph R. “Joe” Biden

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"No fundamental social change occurs merely because government acts. It's because civil society, the conscience of a country, begins to rise up and demand - demand - demand change."

-Former Vice President Joe Biden

Party: Democratic

Occupation: Former Vice President of the United States of America

Education:
  • B.A. - Political Science - University of Delaware
  • J.D. - University of Syracuse

Relevant Experience:
  • 1970-1972: City Councilman - Newcastle, Delaware
  • 1973-2009: U.S. Senator - Delaware
  • 2009-2017: Vice President of the United States of America

Campaign Website: JoeBiden.com

Personal Information:
  • Born November 20, 1942 - Scranton, Pennsylvania
  • Age: 77
  • Wife - Jill
  • 4 children: Hunter, Beau, Naomi, and Ashley
  • City of residence: Claymont, Delaware

Biographical notes:
  • Introduced the bill that became the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) which addresses sexual assault and domestic violence - signed into law by President Bill Clinton in 1994
  • Received the Congressional Patriot Award in 2017 from the Bipartisan Policy Center in recognition of his work crafting bipartisan legislation

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