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Joe Biden

Democratic

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Date Party Office Votes Result
11-03-2020 Democratic President 11110250 Win
Website: www.whitehouse.gov
 

Candidate Biography:

Joseph Robinette Biden Jr.
Born: November 20, 1942 in Scranton, Pennsylvania
Married: Neilla (m. 1966, d. 1972), Jill Biden (m. 1977)
Children: Hunter, Beau (Attorney General of Delaware; 2007-2015), Ashley, and Naomi

1970-1972: Member, New Castle County Council [Delaware]
1973-2009: U.S. Senator [Delaware]
1984: Primary Candidate for President (Lost)
1988: Primary Candidate for President (Lost)
2008: Primary Candidate for President (Lost)
2009-2017: Vice President of the United States
2021-Present: President of the United States
2024: Primary Candidate for President (Pending)

  • AWARD: Presidential Medal of Freedom (2017)
  • IMPEACHMENT: On July 25, 2023, Speaker Kevin McCarthy indicated that, in response to allegations of political interference during a tax investigation of Hunter Biden, the House of Representatives might consider beginning an impeachment inquiry "which provides Congress the strongest power to get the rest of the knowledge and information needed."
  • Record Setting: In the 2020 General Election, Biden received more than 11 million votes, setting the record for the most votes received by a candidate in a single California election.
  • QUOTABLE: "You can’t love your country only when you win. You can't obey the law only when it's convenient. You can't be patriotic when you embrace or enable lies." [Source: Twitter (1/6/2022)]
  • LEGISLATION: In June 2021,Biden signed legislation making Juneteenth a federal holiday.
  • 2024 Election: On March 12, 2024, Biden obtained a majority of delegates, and became the presumptive Democratic presidential nominee. In an interview with George Stephanopoulos on July 6th, Biden confirmed that he would seek reelection unless he heard from God: "If the Lord Almighty comes down and tells me that, I might [step aside]..." On July 8, 2024, Biden sent a letter to Democrats in Congress saying "I can respond to all this by saying clearly and unequivocally: I wouldn't be running again if I did not absolutely beleive I was the best person to deat Donald Trump in 2024." On July 10th, former Speaker Nancy Pelosi said to MSNBC that “It’s up to the president to decide if he is going to run... We’re all encouraging him to make that decision because the time is running short.”