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Biden's Briefing

By Joe Biden

What Joe wants you to know. Every day, Vice President Joe Biden looks to the news across the nation that's sparking conversation, sharing the articles and opinions that he's reading and might be of interest to you. Entertaining. Informative. Thought-provoking. He doesn't always agree with them, but they've got something to say.

  1. 1.
    Sexual Assault Survivor Who Confronted Jeff Flake: ‘Women Will Not Be Silenced’10/25/2018
    4:30
  2. 2.
    As Italy’s Nationalist Government Rises in Popularity, Its Attacks On The Country’s Democratic And Cultural Institutions Are Piling Up10/24/2018
    16:31
  3. 3.
    Coming to your smartphone: Texts with a personal touch from political campaigns10/23/2018
    9:40
  4. 4.
    Democratic voters face off against gerrymandered districts10/22/2018
    5:54
  5. 5.
    Macron seeks an end political troubles with big fix for government10/19/2018
    4:46
  6. 6.
    Jason Kander’s Decision Is What True Bravery Looks Like10/18/2018
    6:45
  7. 7.
    China Slams Brakes On U.S. Crude Oil Imports10/17/2018
    1:55
  8. 8.
    Powell and Albright Say World is Changing in Disturbing Ways10/16/2018
    2:37
  1. 9.
    Nobel Peace Prize awarded to two activists fighting sexual violence.10/15/2018
    1:44
  2. 10.
    In Times of Crisis, Call the Technologists10/05/2018
    9:46
  3. 11.
    Free Speech is Not the Same as Free Reach10/04/2018
    7:45
  4. 12.
    The Biggest Threat to the GOP Majority No One’s Talking About10/03/2018
    7:46
  5. 13.
    Sweden Shows No Country is Immune to Far-Right, Anti-Immigrant Backlash10/02/2018
    6:27
  6. 14.
    Photos of School Shooters Dominate Coverage, While Victims Go Overlooked10/01/2018
    3:25
  7. 15.
    Obama to Ohio: Cordray as governor is ‘the kind of leadership we need’09/28/2018
    3:52
  8. 16.
    The White House Tried to Take Credit for the Economy. It Wasn’t Very Convincing.09/27/2018
    5:40
  9. 17.
    Young Latinos: Born in the U.S.A., carving their own identity09/26/2018
    13:32
  10. 18.
    Emissions have already peaked in 27 cities09/25/2018
    5:32
  11. 19.
    Parents want to work political races. But who will watch the kids?09/24/2018
    4:45
  12. 20.
    Google's China Plan Spurs Inquiry From U.S. Lawmakers, Staff Departures09/21/2018
    3:43
  13. 21.
    No One Wants To Admit They Are Responsible For Millions Of Water Bottles Abandoned In Puerto Rico09/20/2018
    5:14
  14. 22.
    Employers' Role In Solving Surprise Medical Bills09/19/2018
    3:42
  15. 23.
    The Rate of Uninsured Americans Had Been Steadily Falling for Years. Now It’s Stalled Out.09/18/2018
    2:26
  16. 24.
    A guide to understanding mass shootings in America09/17/2018
    9:49
  17. 25.
    Here's Why The FBI And Mueller Are Investigating "Suspicious" Transactions By Russian Diplomats09/14/2018
    7:56
  18. 26.
    Legal U.S. Immigrants Face Prison And Even Deportation For Voting09/13/2018
    10:28
  19. 27.
    America Records More than a Third of the World’s Gun Suicides09/12/2018
    3:38
  20. 28.
    Their sons died. Now they're on a mission to end fraternity hazing.09/11/2018
    7:53
  21. 29.
    Putin’s Master Class in Survival09/10/2018
    6:26
  22. 30.
    Support for Obamacare easily tops support for Republican tax cuts09/07/2018
    2:40
  23. 31.
    EPA prepping changes to Obama-era coal rule09/06/2018
    2:43
  24. 32.
    Partisanship’s a Helluva Drug — And It’s Reshaping the Economy09/05/2018
    11:07
  25. 33.
    Air pollution can shorten your life.09/04/2018
    2:17
  26. 34.
    A new data tool chronicles the shifting murder rates of American cities 08/31/2018
    5:23
  27. 35.
    Parkland students blend QR and fashion to register voters08/29/2018
    2:23
  28. 36.
    Obama Recalls Kofi Annan’s ‘Integrity, Persistence, Optimism’08/28/2018
    2:33
  29. 37.
    You Can Now Study For Free At NYU Medical School08/27/2018
    2:25
  30. 38.
    2018’s global heat wave is so pervasive it’s surprising scientists.08/24/2018
    8:24
  31. 39.
    ‘Eye-popping’ payouts for CEOs follow Trump’s tax cuts08/23/2018
    10:47
  32. 40.
    Being 30 then and now.08/22/2018
    6:04
  33. 41.
    Trump celebrates ‘record’ sales of nonexistent health insurance policies08/21/2018
    5:31
  34. 42.
    Pakistan needs and independent civilian government08/20/2018
    4:37
  35. 43.
    2.4 million Floridians have some college credit but no diploma. What would happen if they completed their degrees?08/16/2018
    6:29
  36. 44.
    American parents are more worried about school safety now than after Sandy Hook08/15/2018
    4:18
  37. 45.
    A New Reason to Worry About Politicized Government08/14/2018
    4:11
  38. 46.
    Here’s why mass protests have erupted in Poland.08/13/2018
    4:03
  39. 47.
    Nike hikes pay for over 7,000 following complaints over inequality08/10/2018
    3:03
  40. 48.
    The teacher supply is plummeting. Pennsylvania will spend $2M to stem the tide08/09/2018
    3:23
  41. 49.
    The Mystery Firm that has become the NRA’s top election consultant08/08/2018
    25:54
  42. 50.
    The horrible conditions endured by migrants hoping to enter the U.S. legally.08/07/2018
    9:55
  43. 51.
    Their jobs haven’t changed, but Iceland’s women are getting raises.08/06/2018
    7:23
  44. 52.
    GOP braces for Trump tariff pain08/03/2018
    4:47
  45. 53.
    House GOP appropriators block funding for gun violence research08/02/2018
    2:00
  46. 54.
    Securing America’s voting systems against spying and meddling08/01/2018
    6:00
  47. 55.
    Florida’s policies are keeping hundreds of thousands from voting.07/31/2018
    3:43
  48. 56.
    What reporting sexual harassment taught me.07/30/2018
    10:08
  49. 57.
    The more people vote, the more progressives win07/27/2018
    9:04
  50. 58.
    Many women with early breast cancer may not need chemo, study finds.07/26/2018
    6:04
  51. 59.
    On the same day, GOP lawmaker approved tax cuts, bought yacht07/25/2018
    3:17
  52. 60.
    The complexity of simply searching for medical advice.07/24/2018
    7:32
  53. 61.
    FBI to Add Major Law Enforcement Database to Gun Background Check System07/23/2018
    9:17
  54. 62.
    Republicans in Congress just advanced a bill to protect anti-gay adoption agencies.07/20/2018
    5:21
  55. 63.
    A New Report Found A 5% Drop In Opioid Addictions And Experts Are Optimistic07/19/2018
    3:16
  56. 64.
    Autonomous vehicles might drive cities to financial ruin.07/18/2018
    7:19
  57. 65.
    Just how many guns do Americans own? And why do estimates vary so widely?07/17/2018
    5:33
  58. 66.
    Lawmakers are worried there’s no plan to reunite > separated families07/16/2018
    6:19
  59. 67.
    Trump tariff threat on European cars escalates global trade war.07/13/2018
    5:50
  60. 68.
    Former McCain campaign manager quits GOP, calling it “Corrupt, indecent, and immoral”07/12/2018
    4:58
  61. 69.
    It took 6 years for PHL airport workers to double their pay to $12 an hour. Here's how they did it07/11/2018
    6:28
  62. 70.
    Gay Indiana Mayor Marks Pride By Marrying His Boyfriend07/10/2018
    2:53
  63. 71.
    Why Central Americans flee to the U.S. despite "zero tolerance"07/09/2018
    3:50
  64. 72.
    Democrats’ October ‘surprise’ in the midterms? Hint: It has to do with health care costs06/26/2018
    9:53
  65. 73.
    Enforcing any North Korean nuclear promises won’t be easy.06/25/2018
    8:24
  66. 74.
    If Democrats can win here, they’re on the way to a wave06/22/2018
    9:25
  67. 75.
    Supreme Court upholds Ohio voter purges.06/21/2018
    6:35
  68. 76.
    The Next Generation Of LGBTQ Leaders Is Here06/20/2018
    5:05
  69. 77.
    The UN wants the US to stop separating families at the border.06/19/2018
    4:30
  70. 78.
    Petaluma valedictorian wanted to speak out on campus sexual assault. The school cut off her mic.06/18/2018
    2:18
  71. 79.
    Two women senators will introduce a new bill about workplace harassment.06/15/2018
    2:47
  72. 80.
    New FBI Data Shows Active Shooters Caused Nearly 750 Casualties in 201706/08/2018
    4:50
  73. 81.
    Working moms don’t deserve the blame for unfair work expectations06/07/2018
    4:48
  74. 82.
    Congo Ebola outbreak turns up in a large city. That’s bad.06/06/2018
    5:18
  75. 83.
    Pakistan Passes Historic Transgender Rights Bill06/05/2018
    3:39
  76. 84.
    Veterans, troops thrilled to be honored by Lightning at every game. Even the extra ones06/04/2018
    5:51
  77. 85.
    Terry Crews Said Men Need To Hold Other Men Accountable For Their Actions Toward Women06/01/2018
    2:19
  78. 86.
    Exclusive: 40% in U.S. can't afford middle-class basics05/31/2018
    2:34
  79. 87.
    WorldQuant Hedge Fund Deploys Scientists for Cancer Research05/30/2018
    4:19
  80. 88.
    Condoleeza Rice’s advice to Trump: Leave the details of Kim negotiations ‘to people who understand all the nuance’05/29/2018
    2:30
  81. 89.
    Florida’s Republican Governor is fighting to keep a Jim Crow-Era voting system.05/28/2018
    9:33
  82. 90.
    Trump’s War on Trans Americans is About to Face a Counterattack05/25/2018
    7:10
  83. 91.
    Senator Marc Rubio: Corporations Aren’t Investing Tax Cuts In Jobs.05/24/2018
    2:21
  84. 92.
    Air Pollution Kills 7 Million People a Year, WHO Reports05/23/2018
    2:11
  85. 93.
    Biology Will Be The Next Great Computing Platform.05/22/2018
    6:06
  86. 94.
    When College Tuition Goes Up, Campus Diversity Goes Down.05/21/2018
    4:44
  87. 95.
    Palliative Care Saves Money, Study Finds05/18/2018
    7:03
  88. 96.
    Military Sexual Assault Reports Are Up For The Seventh Year In A Row.05/17/2018
    5:14
  89. 97.
    Veterans Are Worried Trump Is Poised To Dismantle The VA For Good.05/16/2018
    9:32
  90. 98.
    Lance Bass: ‘I Thought I’d Never Be Able To Tell Anyone’ I Was Gay05/15/2018
    2:17
  91. 99.
    Are Apprenticeships The New On-Ramp To Middle-Class Jobs?05/14/2018
    11:49
  92. 100.
    I’m a Teen from Newtown Who’s Fighting for Gun Control05/11/2018
    7:14
  93. 101.
    GOP Spending Against Obamacare Plummets in 2018 Elections05/10/2018
    9:18
  94. 102.
    This College Junior Was Shot Twice After Stopping An Attempted Sexual Assault05/09/2018
    4:46
  95. 103.
    Students are being prepared for jobs that no longer exist. Here’s how that could change.05/08/2018
    25:22
  96. 104.
    How Science Is Solving Health Issues At All Stages Of Life05/07/2018
    8:34
  97. 105.
    Pruitt’s $43,000 Secure Phone Booth Is Found to Break Spending Laws05/04/2018
    5:36
  98. 106.
    Florida Democrats Want Voters to Decide on a State Assault Weapons Ban in 202005/03/2018
    3:50
  99. 107.
    This Homeless Shelter–Based Girl Scout Troop Is Having Its First Cookie Sale05/02/2018
    8:23
  100. 108.
    A New Bombshell Letter Alleges “Unethical And Potentially Illegal” Acts By EPA Head Scott Pruitt05/01/2018
    8:24
  101. 109.
    How Boston Survivors Are Staying Strong 5 Years After The Marathon Attack04/30/2018
    12:57
  102. 110.
    Scientists Zoom In On Why Some Respond To Lymphoma Treatments04/27/2018
    4:34
  103. 111.
    New Jersey Is Trying To Bring Back The Individual Mandate04/26/2018
    1:46
  104. 112.
    A Man Went on a Deadly Rampage With a Stolen Gun at an Oregon Mall. His Victims’ Families Are Now Pushing for a Safe-Storage Law.04/25/2018
    7:35
  105. 113.
    National Park Service Drops Plan For $40 Fee Hike. $5 Instead.04/24/2018
    3:58
  106. 114.
    Report: Robots Steadily Erode Wages04/23/2018
    1:58
  107. 115.
    Kids Are Suing Governor Rick Scott To Force Florida To Take Action On Climate Change04/20/2018
    4:21
  108. 116.
    North Korea's mystery train: Drab on the outside, 'opulent' on the inside04/06/2018
    6:11
  109. 117.
    California, Other States Sue Over Citizenship Question On Next Census04/05/2018
    4:42
  110. 118.
    A New Congressional Map Doesn't Solve Gerrymandering.04/04/2018
    6:53
  111. 119.
    Exclusive: ‘Redirecting' extremists away from radical content04/03/2018
    2:31
  112. 120.
    Why A Judicial Race In Wisconsin Is A Big Deal For Midterms04/02/2018
    7:47
  113. 121.
    The Parkland Kids’ Gun Reform Platform, Explained03/30/2018
    6:47
  114. 122.
    What's next for cancer immunotherapies03/29/2018
    6:48
  115. 123.
    Slovak Prime Minister Robert Fico Resigns03/28/2018
    3:32
  116. 124.
    Robots are shifting income from workers to owners03/27/2018
    2:54
  117. 125.
    In a Single Day, Two Unintentional Shootings by Armed School Staff on Campus03/26/2018
    2:43
  118. 126.
    Putin Will Undoubtedly Win Re-Election. But He Has Plenty To Be Nervous About.03/23/2018
    8:20
  119. 127.
    Man Who Stayed Free While Rape Kit Went Untested Is Accused Of 2015 Murder03/22/2018
    7:27
  120. 128.
    Why The U.S. Spends So Much On Health Care03/21/2018
    2:00
  121. 129.
    Tillerson’s Ouster Could Kill the Iran Nuclear Deal03/20/2018
    6:33
  122. 130.
    Students Across The Country Had Powerful Messages Of Solidarity For The Parkland Shooting Survivors03/19/2018
    8:07
  123. 131.
    Gun Control Support Surges In Polls03/09/2018
    6:25
  124. 132.
    Yet Another Reporter Has Been Killed For Investigating Corruption. This Time His Girlfriend Was Too.03/08/2018
    4:45
  125. 133.
    Golden State Warriors Skip White House, Take Students To African American Museum Instead03/07/2018
    2:25
  126. 134.
    Lowe's offers $2,500 to employees who learn a trade03/06/2018
    2:38
  127. 135.
    Major Gun Retailers Are Raising The Age For Buying Guns To 21 In Response To The Florida Shooting03/05/2018
    5:13
  128. 136.
    The Very Brave Students of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High03/02/2018
    4:35
  129. 137.
    Trump Infrastructure Plan: You Pay for It03/01/2018
    5:37
  130. 138.
    I’m a Florida Teacher in the Era of School Shootings. What Happens in My Classroom During a Lockdown Drill Should Horrify Americans.02/28/2018
    7:30
  131. 139.
    The Least Connected People In America02/27/2018
    17:49
  132. 140.
    Czech President Targeted In Russian Bid To Stop Hacker’s U.S. Extradition02/26/2018
    2:29
  133. 141.
    This Terrible Flu Season: What You Need To Know02/23/2018
    6:26
  134. 142.
    13 Russians Have Been Charged With Meddling In The 2016 Election. Here's What We Know.02/22/2018
    9:23
  135. 143.
    This Is What It’s Like The Day After There’s A Mass Shooting At Your School02/21/2018
    5:53
  136. 144.
    1 Neo-Nazi Group. 5 Murders In 8 Months.02/13/2018
    8:39
  137. 145.
    Pennsylvania GOP Leader Defies Court Order in Attempt to Preserve Partisan Gerrymander02/12/2018
    4:20
  138. 146.
    How Not to Design Russia Sanctions02/09/2018
    9:42
  139. 147.
    Trump Wants To Limit Family Reunification Immigration. Here's What That Would Mean.02/08/2018
    14:07
  140. 148.
    Why a North Korea Hawk Couldn't Find a Home in the Trump Administration02/07/2018
    7:22
  141. 149.
    This Is How Cutting EU Immigration Will Hit The UK Economy, According To The Government's Leaked Analysis02/06/2018
    6:15
  142. 150.
    The Erosion Of Worker Compensation02/05/2018
    3:53
  143. 151.
    TSA Confiscated a Record Number of Guns From Travelers in 201702/02/2018
    4:05
  144. 152.
    Meet The Company Trying To Democratize Clinical Trials With AI02/01/2018
    8:07
  145. 153.
    Ertz Family’s Love Shines In Spotlight01/31/2018
    8:20
  146. 154.
    This Is What It's Like To Be Your Country's First Potential Winter Olympic Athletes01/30/2018
    5:13
  147. 155.
    Ballistics Imaging Helped Phoenix Police Solve 9 Fatal Shootings. Why Don’t More Departments Make Better Use of It?01/29/2018
    4:24
  148. 156.
    These Scientists Think Twitter Can Be A Misery Hole Because Of People's Circadian Rhythms01/26/2018
    4:20
  149. 157.
    The ATF Takes a First Step Toward Reclassifying Bump Stocks01/25/2018
    3:56
  150. 158.
    Mass Shootings Are On The Rise. So Are Classes On How To Avoid Them01/24/2018
    6:46
  151. 159.
    Anger grows and hope fades as Puerto Rico’s ground zero remains without power.01/23/2018
    21:22
  152. 160.
    5 Immuno-Oncology Developments To Watch In 201801/22/2018
    7:03
  153. 161.
    74 Things That Blew Our Minds in 201701/19/2018
    13:38
  154. 162.
    2018: The Year We Fight Back01/18/2018
    5:56
  155. 163.
    The Biggest Threats to China’s Economy in 201801/17/2018
    5:43
  156. 164.
    Blood Test May Identify Which Breast Cancers Will Recur01/16/2018
    3:33
  157. 165.
    The Great, Overlooked Tax Policy for Getting People to Work01/15/2018
    7:50
  158. 166.
    Hundreds Of Powerful Women In Hollywood Have Launched A Plan To Fight Sexual Harassment01/12/2018
    3:00
  159. 167.
    Eagles Have Rare Playoff Advantage; They Need To Make This Happen01/11/2018
    5:17
  160. 168.
    Kim Jong Un's Trap for South Korea01/10/2018
    8:09
  161. 169.
    After disappointing 2016, new drug approvals roared back to life in 201701/09/2018
    5:39
  162. 170.
    What American-History Classes Aren't Teaching01/08/2018
    3:05
  163. 171.
    How Affordable Care Act Cutbacks Will Hurt Minority Communities01/04/2018
    2:29
  164. 172.
    More Officials Are Stepping Up Efforts to Ensure Domestic Abusers Relinquish Their Guns01/03/2018
    6:16
  165. 173.
    Trump National Security Strategy Isn’t the Slightest Bit Worried About Threat of Climate Change01/02/2018
    3:13
  166. 174.
    After Wine Country fires, victims confront emotional ruins: ‘We have a long way to go’12/29/2017
    7:55
  167. 175.
    Impatient With Colleges, Employers Design Their Own Courses12/28/2017
    11:09
  168. 176.
    You (and most of the millions of holiday travelers you encounter) are washing your hands wrong12/27/2017
    6:55
  169. 177.
    No Family Is Safe From This Epidemic12/21/2017
    17:16
  170. 178.
    The Fight Over the CFPB Reveals the Broken State of American Politics12/20/2017
    8:18
  171. 179.
    Top Official In Charge Of State Department Redesign Quits Job12/19/2017
    4:42
  172. 180.
    More Americans Are Worried About Their Finances12/18/2017
    2:27
  173. 181.
    Rebuilding After A Wildfire And Waiting For The Next One12/15/2017
    8:31
  174. 182.
    A New Bird Species Is Seen Emerging In Real Time12/14/2017
    2:43
  175. 183.
    North Korea Can Now Hit Washington With A Missile, And We're Going To Have To Live With That12/13/2017
    5:22
  176. 184.
    How Bots Broke The FCC's Public Comment System12/12/2017
    11:57
  177. 185.
    The Most Promising Cancer Treatments In A Century Have Arrived - But Not For Everyone12/11/2017
    13:12
  178. 186.
    This Gene Editing Tech Might Be Too Dangerous To Unleash12/08/2017
    8:36
  179. 187.
    There Were 7 Mass-Casualty Shootings In The Week After Sutherland Springs12/07/2017
    4:02
  180. 188.
    The FCC's Latest Moves Could Worsen The Digital Divide12/06/2017
    4:19
  181. 189.
    Twitter Is Still Trying And Failing To Solve Its White Supremacy Problem12/05/2017
    1:25
  182. 190.
    Joe Biden: We Are Living Through A Battle For The Soul Of This Nation12/04/2017
    5:52
  183. 191.
    Here's What Happened In The Hours After Hurricane Harvey Hit A Chemical Plant, According To A Staff Log12/01/2017
    7:26
  184. 192.
    For Six Minutes, Rancho Temaha Gunman Tried To Shoot His Way Into Elementary School11/30/2017
    3:44
  185. 193.
    U.S. Sets Rules On Stem Cell Therapies11/29/2017
    5:17
  186. 194.
    How Chicago Created 'Community College' For Special Ed Students11/28/2017
    9:18
  187. 195.
    These Climate Change Skeptics Have The Trump Administration's Ear. Here's Their Wishlist.11/27/2017
    8:44
  188. 196.
    Mayors To Young America: 'Can We Talk?'11/24/2017
    12:06
  189. 197.
    Preserving Philly Stoops And Stoop Culture, Into The Future11/23/2017
    3:25
  190. 198.
    An Iowa Teenager Didn't Wreck His State's Health Care Market. Here's Who Did. 11/22/2017
    23:14
  191. 199.
    Yemen Has Been Cut Off From The World. This Is What Yemenis Need You To Know11/21/2017
    5:29
  192. 200.
    12 Facts That Show How Guns Make Domestic Violence Even Deadlier11/20/2017
    16:17

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