Monday, January 28, 2013
Vice President holds panel with Sen. Tim Kaine and other leaders on gun safety, gun laws, expanding mental health.
Monday, January 28
By Katherine Johnson and Mechelle Hankerson, Capital News Service Vice President Joe Biden held a round-table discussion about gun violence Friday at Virginia Commonwealth University, saying “we cannot remain silent” on the issue. The discussion was closed to the public, but in remarks outside the panel he said the group reached a “broad consensus” that certain parties should be denied access to guns. They include convicted felons, those guilty of domestic violence and those who are legally found to not be capable because of mental capacity. Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano, Secretary of Health and Human Services Kathleen Sebelius and Deputy U.S. Attorney General Jim Cole joined Biden for the discussion. Virginia officials …
Friday, October 12, 2012
Rep. Paul Ryan, Vice President Joe Biden spar in fiery debate, talking economy, abortion, Iran and religion in Thursday night debate.
Vice President Joe Biden and Republican VP candidate U.S. Rep. Paul Ryan of Wisconsin faced off Thursday night in a heated debate that covered foreign wars, tax reform, healthcare, abortion, and their shared faith in the Catholic Church. During the debate, broadcast live from Centre College in Danville, Ky., Biden flexed his experience with foreign policy when answering questions about ending the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, nuclear arms in Iran and whether to send troops to Syria. “The last thing America needs is to get in a ground war in the Middle East,” Biden said. Ryan called the Obama administration’s foreign policy “chaotic,” criticizing the lack of security present during the September attack on the consulate in Benghazi, Libya, …
Tell us: Who performed better at Thursday's debate? Did the debate strengthen or hurt either campaign?
Vice President Joe Biden and Republican hopeful U.S. Rep Paul Ryan engaged in their first and only debate Thursday night in Kentucky. The debate fell a week after the first debate between President Barack Obama and Republican challenger Mitt Romney, in Denver, and just days before their next meeting Oct. 16 at Hofstra University in New York. Viewers in Virginia had different opinions about what topics covered tonight would matter most to voters in the Commonwealth. Other Virginia residents interviewed after the debate said the candidates' differing views on abortion stood out. Tell us: Who performed better at Thursday's debate? Were there any questions you would have liked asked ? Did the debate strengthen or hurt either campaign? Was …
Thursday, October 11, 2012
Local image consultant weighs in on how Vice President Joe Biden and Congressman Paul Ryan should present themselves in the vice presidential debate Thursday, Oct. 11.
Vice President Joe Biden and Republican candidate Congressman Paul Ryan will take the stage at Thursday night’s vice presidential debate at Centre College in Danville, KY. What does it take for both vice presidential candidates to project confidence during the debates? Northern Virginia image consultant Anne Morgan says both Ryan and Biden need to present themselves as “authoritative, trustworthy, and credible” during Thursday’s debate. Morgan, owner of Color and Image Insight, says the navy suit is the standard for presenting that image to potential voters. “I would say that Al Gore got advice to wear earth tones once upon a time and I’m not sure that was the best advice for his coloring or for his presentation,” Morgan recalled. “…
Tuesday, October 9, 2012
Rep. Paul Ryan and Vice President Joe Biden will talk domestic and foreign policy.
Vice President Joe Biden and Republican vice presidential candidate Paul Ryan will discuss domestic and foreign policy at the vice presidential debate from 9 - 10:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 11 at Centre College in Danville, KY. Expectations are running high for this debate. Biden has been holding practice sessions and reading briefing books to prepare for Thursday night, The Washington Post reports. The pressure is on Biden after President Barack Obama’s lackluster performance at Wednesday’s first presidential debate. Reuters reports that Democrats are relying on Biden to deliver. Republican National Committee chairman Reince Priebus told the Washington Post that he expects Republican vice presidential nominee Paul Ryan to do well, but Vice …