Joe Biden
Joe Biden
Former Vice President

Joe Biden served as Vice President under President Obama from 2008-2016. Previously, he served as U.S. Senator from Delaware for 36 years.

Unions and Workers

Supports a $15 minimum wage and making it easier for workers to form unions.

Healthcare

Has proposed expanding access to healthcare by building on the Affordable Care Act and creating a federal public option that would co-exist with employer-sponsored and other private insurance.

Immigration

Believes we need reform that addresses the root causes of migration and secures our borders.

Climate Change

Introduced the Senate’s first climate change bill in 1986. Supports the Green New Deal.

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Biden Discusses His Plan to Expand Quality Affordable Healthcare

As the Trump administration pushed forward with a lawsuit to strip away health insurance from millions of Americans by trying to overturn the Affordable Care Act, Biden hosted a virtual event to discuss his plan to expand affordable healthcare for Americans.

Biden Commits to Send Immigration Reform Bill to Congress on Day One of Presidency

In the wake of the Supreme Court’s decision to overturn Trump’s attempt to end the DACA program--which protects undocumented immigrants who were brought to the United States as children--Biden pledged to send a bill to Congress on day one of his presidency that would create a clear roadmap to citizenship for DACA recipients and other undocumented immigrants.

SEIU 32BJ Member Joins Biden Roundtable on How to Safely Reopen the Country and Jumpstart the Economy

Biden released a plan to safely reopen the country and economy at a roundtable held in Philadelphia this week with Tamika Anderson, a cleaner from Pennsylvania and SEIU 32BJ member.

Biden Unveils Plan to Address Systemic Racism

In an oped this week, Biden detailed the steps he would take as President to begin to address systemic racism and “make sure black Americans have a real shot to get ahead.”

Amid National Upheaval and Tragedy, Biden Sees Need for Transformational Era

In recent interviews and appearances, Biden has talked about the need for government to play a bigger role in curing the country’s public health, economic and racial woes.

Biden Condemns Police Violence and Trump’s Response to Protests in Wake of George Floyd’s Death

In an address at Philadelphia’s City Hall the day after the Trump administration used tear gas and flash grenades to clear peaceful protesters in front of the White House for the President’s photo op, Former Vice President Biden said "When peaceful protesters are dispersed by the order of the president from the doorstep of the people's house, the White House — using tear gas and flash grenades — in order to stage a photo op at a noble church, we can be forgiven for believing that the president is more interested in power than in principle, more interested in serving the passions of his base than the needs of the people in his care. For that's what the presidency is: the duty to care — to care for all of us."

Biden Pledges to Establish Police Oversight Commission in First 100 Days, Address Systemic Racism

In a speech in Philadelphia, Former Vice President Biden Biden said Floyd’s words, "’I can't breathe,’ are a wake-up call for our nation…The moment has come for our nation to deal with systemic racism." Biden also called on Congress to take up police reform bills, that he called “long overdue” and said he would create a police oversight commission in his first 100 days as president.

Biden Criticizes Trump’s Handling of the Economy and Slowness to Respond to COVID-19

Biden argued that Trump’s slowness to respond to the growing pandemic cost lives, cost jobs, and has made it harder for the economy to rebound.

Biden Pledges to Introduce Comprehensive Immigration Reform on First Day in Office

Distancing himself from the Obama administration’s deportation efforts, Biden committed to introducing a comprehensive immigration reform plan on his first day in office.

Biden Says Trump’s Coronavirus Strategy Presents a False Choice

Biden penned an op-ed arguing that instead of unifying the country and coordinating a strong public health response, President Trump has focused on blaming others, dividing Americans and making false claims about the effectiveness of the federal response.

Biden Calls for $13 Minimum Wage Increase for All Frontline Workers

Biden announced support for an immediate $13 minimum wage increase for all essential employees on top of their current salaries so they can support their families as they work through the public health crisis.

Biden Assails Big Corporations Seeking Out-Sized Support from the Federal Coronavirus Stimulus

Biden criticized the federal coronavirus stimulus packages, calling big companies and banks “greedy as hell” and demanding a larger stimulus that prioritizes support for teachers, police officers and firefighters.

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