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Joseph R. Biden Jr., D

Democrat



Biography

Political Highlights: New Castle County Council, 1970-72; U.S. Senate, 1973-2009; sought Democratic nomination for president, 1988; sought Democratic nomination for president, 2008; vice president, 2009-17
Born: November 20, 1942; Scranton, Pa.
Residence: Wilmington
Religion: Roman Catholic
Family: Wife, Jill Biden; four children (two deceased)
Education: U. of Delaware, B.A. 1965; Syracuse U., J.D. 1968



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