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Police charge protesters in Ukraine’s bloodiest day: At least 21 people dead, many by gunshot

February 19, 2014 in Uncategorized

KIEV, Ukraine — Ukrainian riot police charged protesters occupying a central Kiev square early on Wednesday after the bloodiest day since the former Soviet republic, caught in a geopolitical struggle between Russia and the West, won its independenc…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Biden hails McGovern as ‘father of modern Democratic Party’

October 25, 2012 in The Daily Republic

SIOUX FALLS (AP) — In a stirring tribute Thursday to former Sen. George McGovern, Vice President Joe Biden hailed the one-time presidential nominee as the “father of the modern Democratic Party” for his forceful stand against the Vietnam War and for helping open the party to more women, young people and minorities.
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McGovern was ‘father of modern Democratic Party’

October 25, 2012 in The Daily Republic

SIOUX FALLS (AP) Vice President Joe Biden says George McGovern should be remembered as the “father of the modern Democratic Party,” saying the former South Dakota senator helped open the party to women, young people and minorities.
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Biden gets standing ovation at McGovern service

October 25, 2012 in The Daily Republic

SIOUX FALLS (AP) Vice President Joe Biden received a standing ovation at the start of a prayer service tribute to former Sen. George McGovern.
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Biden: ‘I was honored to serve’ with McGovern

October 25, 2012 in The Daily Republic

The White House confirmed Wednesday that Biden would take part in a Thursday prayer service at the First United Methodist Church in Sioux Falls. The two served together in the Senate during the 1970s and early 1980s. Continue Reading

Biden to attend SD prayer service for McGovern

October 24, 2012 in The Daily Republic

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) The White House says Vice President Joe Biden will attend a South Dakota prayer service for former U.S. Sen. George McGovern on Thursday. Continue Reading

VP Debate: Biden, Ryan at each other on everything

October 11, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

DANVILLE, Ky. At odds early and often, Joe Biden and Republican Paul Ryan squabbled over the economy, taxes, Medicare and more Thursday night in a contentious, interruption-filled debate. “That is a bunch of malarkey,” the vice president retorted after a particularly tough Ryan attack on the administration’s foreign policy. Continue Reading

Analysis: High stakes for vice presidential debate

October 11, 2012 in The Daily Republic

WASHINGTON (AP) Time running short, Vice President Joe Biden faces the greater burden in his debate with Republican Paul Ryan as he seeks to use the election’s only encounter between presidential running mates to slow Mitt Romney’s momentum and reset the campaign storyline in time for the next Obama-Romney debate.
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Ryan prepares to face Biden, toughest debate foe yet

October 11, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

As in 2008, where Sarah Palin had to convince voters that she was ready for the demands of the vice president’s office, the stakes in this debate are also unusually high. Continue Reading

Biden: ‘Republican obstructionism slowed progress’

August 21, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Vice President Joe Biden pounced on Republicans, with his main targets Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan, during an early afternoon downtown Minneapolis rally. Continue Reading