Having referred to himself for at least a decade as “Middle Class Joe,” Democratic presidential front-runner Joe Biden’s much higher income since ending his tenure as vice president runs the risk of cutting against a core message of his campaign that, unique among the candidates, he can connect with and represent ordinary people, The Washington Post reported on Tuesday. While Biden indeed was often the poorest member of the U.S. Senate for much of his career in public service, since leaving the vice presidency he has enjoyed a significantly increased income and accompanying lifestyle, making millions of dollars from book deals and speaking fees that have ranged to as much as $200,000 per appearance, public documents show. In addition to his primary residence in Delaware, he has also purchased a $2.7 million, 4,800-square-foot vacation house, as well as renting an exclusive home in Washington DC. Biden released his tax returns in the past but has not done so since … [Read more...] about Does ‘Middle Class Joe’ Theme Work Now That He Makes Millions?
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Home Daily News Does Making a Murderer Part 2 live up to… Law in Popular Culture Posted November 20, 2018, 2:35 pm CST Steven Avery's attorney Kathleen Zellner addresses a crowd of reporters in Making a Murderer Part 2. Photos courtesy of Netflix. Back in 2015, my wife and I were on vacation looking for something to watch while we fell asleep. She’d heard good things about the newly released Netflix series Making a Murderer and thought it would be great fodder for slumber. We both imagined a dull documentary with a steady voice that could lull the mind and shut down the eyes. We decided to give the first episode a try. Instead of lulling us to sleep, we were riveted. We finished the series before we returned home. Making a Murderer took the country by storm. It permeated social media. Everyone had their own opinion for better or worse. Coworkers were discussing it. People would ask me about it when they learned I’m a criminal defense attorney. For whatever reason, … [Read more...] about Does Making a Murderer Part 2 live up to its predecessor?
Sections SEARCH Skip to content Skip to site index Politics Subscribe Log In Log In Today’s Paper Politics | On Politics With Lisa Lerer: How Joe Biden’s Touching Resonated With Readers Advertisement Supported by ByLisa Lerer April 4, 2019 Hi. Welcome to On Politics, your guide to the day in national politics. I’m Lisa Lerer, your host. This week, hundreds of readers shared their reactions to the unfolding accusations against Joe Biden by women who said he had kissed or touched them in ways that made them uncomfortable. Many readers defended the former vice president as a product of a different time and questioned if the #MeToo movement had gone too far. Others insisted that making a woman feel uncomfortable has always been wrong. Since Lucy Flores, a former Nevada state assemblywoman, made public her accusations against Mr. Biden last Friday, multiple women have come forward, telling The … [Read more...] about On Politics With Lisa Lerer: How Joe Biden’s Touching Resonated With Readers
News / World by Press Association 25/04/2019, 1:03 pm Updated: 25/04/2019, 3:07 pm Send us a story Sign up to our Daily newsletter Former US vice president Joe Biden has formally joined the crowded Democratic presidential contest, declaring the soul of the nation at stake if President Donald Trump wins re-election. In a video posted on Twitter, Mr Biden focused on the 2017 deadly clash between white supremacists and counter protesters in Charlottesville, Virginia. Mr Biden noted Mr Trump’s comments that there were some “very fine people” on both sides of the violent encounter, which left one woman dead. “We are in the battle for the soul of this nation,” Mr Biden said. “If we give Donald Trump eight years in the White House, he will forever and fundamentally alter the character of this nation — who we are. “And I cannot stand by and watch that happen.” The 76-year-old Mr Biden becomes an instant front-runner … [Read more...] about Joe Biden says he is fighting for ‘soul of the nation’ in White House race
Share Tweet Email 2020 presidential election Share: Share Tweet Email EMBED <> More Videos <iframe width="476" height="267" src="https://abc7news.com/video/embed/?pid=5270830" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe> Joe Biden's high-profile, working-class background and connection to the Obama years help him enter the race as a front-runner. Share: Share Tweet Email kgo After months of speculation, former Vice President Joe Biden has officially joined those vying to become the Democratic candidate for president in 2020. Biden launched his campaign in a dramatic video that called the election a "battle for the soul of this nation," a phrase he used throughout the 2018 midterms. In the video, Biden spoke directly to President Donald Trump's comments following the 2017 violence in Charlottesville. "He said there were 'very fine people on both sides.' Very fine people on both … [Read more...] about Former Vice President Joe Biden officially announces presidential run