Joe BidenFormer 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.
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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.
Believes we need reform that addresses the root causes of migration and secures our borders.
Introduced the Senate’s first climate change bill in 1986. Supports the Green New Deal.
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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.
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 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 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 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.
Biden penned an op-ed arguing for continued social distancing to reduce the spread of the virus, large-scale testing, and ensuring hospitals have the staff and resources to care for patients.
Biden adopted two new policy positions: lowering the eligible Medicare age from 65 to 60 and forgiving student debt for low- and middle-income borrowers who attended public colleges or private historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs) and private, underfunded minority-serving institutions.
Biden says Trump has not told Americans the truth about the virus and that his response has been “behind the curve.”
Biden says he supports Elizabeth Warren’s bankruptcy plan which makes it easier for people to go through bankruptcy and allows for student loan forgiveness.