Who is John Biden?
Joseph Robinette Biden Jr., also known as Joe Biden, was born on November 20, 1942. He is an American politician and former lawyer who served as the 47th vice president of the United States from 2009 to 2017. Biden, a member of the Democratic Party, served as Senator of Delaware from 1973 to 2009.
Joe Biden, whose full name is Joseph Robinette Biden Jr., is running as the Democratic Party’s Presidential Candidate in the 2020 U.S. Presidential Election. Biden was elected to the New Castle Counrty Assembly in 1970 and became the sixth youngest senator in U.S. history since being elected to the Senate in 1972.
Biden, who was a senator from the state of Delaware until 2008, wanted to run for president of the Democratic Party that same year, but decided to withdraw from the election after a failure in the run-up to the election. Biden, who was elected vice president during Barack Obama’s time as U.S. President, served from 2009 to 2017 and took over for Mike Pence in 2017.
Biden launched his campaign for the 2020 U.S. Presidential Election on April 25, 2019, and officially ran on August 18. Biden married his first wife, Niealla Hunter, in 1966 and lost Hunter in 1972. Five years later, he entered the world house with his current wife, Jill Biden.
Biden, who lost a son to brain cancer in 2015, is notable for his liberal views.
Joe Biden Career
Early political career
He was elected to the New Castle County Assembly in 1970, elected to the Senate in 1972, and became the sixth youngest senator in U.S. history.
On January 3, 1973, at the age of 31, he took office as a senator from the United States state of Delaware. He remained in office until he was vice president of the United States on January 20, 2009. Joe Biden was a member and chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee for a significant part of his time as senator.
2008 Presidential elections
He ran for president of the Democratic Party in the 2008 U.S. presidential election, but withdrew from the nomination after failing in the Iowa presidential election on January 3, 2008.
Vice President (2009–2017)
On August 23, 2008, he was nominated as Vice President by Barack Obama, the Democratic Party’s presidential nominee. On November 4, 2008, the Democratic Party won the presidential election. On January 20, 2009, he took over from former Vice President Dick Cheney as Vice President of the United States alongside Obama, who was elected president. On January 20, 2017, he handed over his post to Mike Pence.
2020 Presidential election
Biden launched his presidential campaign on April 25, 2019. On August 18, 2020, Biden was formally nominated as the Democratic Party’s presidential nominee at the 2020 Democratic National Convention. He chose Kamala Harris to be vice president.