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Joe Biden – Elected President of United States

Early Life of Joe Biden:

Joe Biden also known as Joseph Robinette Biden. He was Born on November 20, 1942 in St. Mary’s Hospital. Joseph was the oldest child in Catholic family, He has 2 brothers and a sister.

His father was wealthy but suffer many financial setbacks. Because of it family live with Biden’s maternal grandparents. In the year 1950 Biden’s father could not find the proper work. After that they migrate to house in Wilmington and later they become successful.

At Archmere Academy Biden was a standout halfback and wide receiver on high school football team. He also use to play baseball. Biden was class President in his school years. He graduate in the year 1961.

At the University of Delaware Biden use to play freshman football and earn a Bachelor of Arts degree in the year 1965 with double major in history and political science and in English. He ranked 506th in class of 688. And he was c average.

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Personal Life:

On August 27, 1966 he married Neilia Hunter. They had 3 children. In the year 1968 he received law degree and in school he received student draft deferments and afterward was classify as unavailable for military service because of asthama.

In the year 1968 Biden worked as clerk in Wilnigton law firm. He does not like the democratic Delaware governor Charles L. Terry’s conservative racial politics and support a moral liberal Republican Russell W. Peterson he defeated Terry in the year 1968. Biden was appointed by local republicans but register as an independent because of his distaste for Republican presidential candidate Richard Nixon.

On December 18, 1972 Biden’s wife Neilia and daughter were killed in automobile accident. Biden’s son suffer from broken leg and minor skull fracture, but doctors assume that they would recover fully. Biden thought for resigning and lokking after them but Senate Majority leader Mike Mansfield ask him for not to do it.

At the age of 30 Biden was sixth youngest senator in U.S. history. Biden communicate by train to see his sons every day. But the accident filled him with anger and religious doubt.

Biden credit his 2nd wife, teacher Jill Tracy Jacobs with renewal of interest in politics and life. In the year 1975 they met on a blind date and arrange by Biden’s brother. So they got marry at the United Nations Chapel in New York on June 17, 1977. They are Roman Catholics and attend Mass at St. Joseph’s on Brandywine. Their daughter Ashley Blazer is a social worker.

Beau Biden became an Army Judge Advocate serving in Iraq War. He died because of brain cancer in the year 2015. Hunter Biden is Washington attorney and Lobbyist.

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Brain Surgeries of Biden:

In February 1988, after various things of increasing severe neck Pain, and he was taken to Walter Reed Army Medical Center for surgery. While recuperating he suffer a pulmonary embolism, so it was a serious complication. Because after second aneurysm it was surgically repair in May. It kept Biden away from the Senate for 7 months.

Senate Activities:

Biden focus on Consumer protection and the issue related to environment. In the year 1974, he was name in 200 faces of future. He also looked for military conscription and abortion. He also worked in Comprehensive Crime Control Act. Biden vote for provision deemed homosexuality incompatible with military life in the year 1993.

In the year 1996 he votes for Defense of Marriage Act, it prohibited the federal government from same sex marriages. Later in the year 2015 act was ruled unconstitutional in Obergefell V. Hodges. Biden also focus on arm control.

In the mid 1970 Biden was one of the Senate’s leading opponents of race integration busing. His Delaware constituents strongly oppose and opposition nationwide led his party to mostly abandon school integration policies. Joe Biden formally declare 1998 Democratic Presidential nomination on June 9, 1987.

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Senate Judiciary Committee:  

He was longtime member of Senate Committee on the judiciary. He chaired it from 1987 to 1995 and was ranking minority member from the year 1981 to 1987 and from 1995 to 1997. Biden helped craft many federal crime laws.

Biden wrote the laws that create the U.S. “Drug Czar”. He introduced the reducing Americans Vulnerability to Ecstasy Act. He worked to control “date rape drugs” such as flunitrazepam.

Reputation of Joe Biden:  

Biden was elected to Senate in the year 1972. He was reelected in the year 1978, 1984, 1990, 1996, 2002, and 2008. He got about 60 % of the vote. Biden Consistently rank on the least wealthy member of Senate. He proposed campaign finance reform measure during his first term. Biden has reputation for loquacity. He often deviates from prepared remarks.

Political Career:

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Biden thought not to run for President in the year 1992 in part because he had vote against authorizing Gulf War. And did not run in the year 2004 because he felt that he had little chance of winning and could best serve the country by remaining in the Senate. In January 2007, he declared his candidacy in the year 2008 election.

Biden face difficulty in raising funds and also struggle to draw people to his rallies and fail to gain traction against high- profile candidacies of Barak Obama and Senator Hillary Clinton. In first contest on January 3, 2008 Biden place 5th in the lowa caucuses garnering slightly less than one percent of state delegates. He withdrew from race that evening.

In the year 2008 Biden raised his stature in the political world. It changed the relations between Biden and Obama. They serve together on Senate Foreign relation committee.

Vice Presidential Campaign:

Biden withdrew from presidential race, Obama privately told that was interest in finding an importance place for Biden decline Obama’s first request to vet him for vice presidential slot. Delaware Governor Ruth Ann Minner appoint longtime Biden adviser Ted Kaufman to fill Biden vacated Senate seat. Biden worked as Vice President also along with Obama.

Obama ask him to remain in 2012 presidential election, but with Obama’s popularity on decline focus group research in late 2011. Biden was officially nominated for second term as vice president. He worked in Post Vice Presidency.

2020 Presidential Campaign:

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Joe Biden is elected as 46th President of United States in November 2020, defeating incumbent Donald Trump the first sitting president to lose re – election since George H. W. Bush in the year 1992. He won the elections by 290 Electoral votes. He is from Democratic Party. And Donald Trump lose the election he got 214 Electoral Votes.

He became second non incumbent vice president to be elected as president and the first Democrat to do it. He is also expecting to become the oldest president at the time of inauguration, as well as the 1st president from Delaware. Biden will inaugurate at noon on January 20, 2021.

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