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This Selfie Of Joe Biden And Barack Obama Is Giggle-Worthy

Joe Biden has created himself an Instagram account, and his first selfie features the veep casually hangin’ out with the leader of the free world — you know, the usual. If the inclusion of “selfie” in the Oxford Dictionary wasn’t enough of an indicator that any cool factor the word once had is over, politicians attempting to join in on the party definitely does. Oh, who even cares, this picture is too adorbs not to love. [USA Today] [Image via Instagram]

 

Julia Louis-Dreyfus Hangs Out With The Real-Life Veep

  • “Veep” star Julia Louis-Dreyfus logged in some time with Joe Biden, the real vice president, at a state dinner last night honoring the French president. I wonder if he shared tips on how to play second fiddle. [Huffington Post]
  • New couple alert: Sarah Silverman is dating “Masters Of Sex” star Michael Sheen. [US Weekly]
  • Hugh Jackman will host this year’s TONY Awards (because Neil Patrick Harris is busy). [Towleroad]
  • Five things to know about Sky, the fox terrier who won this year’s Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show. [Vanity Fair]
  • Oooh la la: 36 figure skaters who look like they’re having sex. [Cosmopolitan] Keep reading »

Addressing Domestic Violence Means Addressing Gun Violence, Says Joe Biden

  • Vice President Joe Biden announced 12 grants to programs around the country to protect potential victims of domestic violence at the hands of their abusers. Noting that between 2009 and 2012, 40 percent of mass shootings began with a man shooting an intimate partner, Biden emphasized, “The issue of domestic violence and reducing gun violence are connected.” [Think Progress, USA TodayWhite House]
  • Survivors of military sexual violence testified before the Senate this week. [Los Angeles Times]
  • Anna Wintour got a promotion within Conde Nast and already people are “concerned” about what this powerful woman is going to do. [Madame Noire] Keep reading »
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Hacking Scandal: Financial Information For Bey, Jay, Hill & Michelle Posted Online

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  • Hillary Clinton, Beyoncé, Jay-Z, Michelle Obama and Joe Biden have all had their financial dossiers posted online, including info about their credit scores and social security numbers. Shit, man. [TMZ]
  • Desiree Hartsock is your new “Bachelorette,” ladies. Rats. I was holding out for this lady who wanted to be the first black “Bachelorette.” [Huffington Post]
  • The reggae artist and the rapper whose voices are behind the “Harlem Shake” are suing DJ Baauer for using their intellectual property without permission. [BBC]
  • Justin Timberlake’s new album The 20/20 Experience is streaming on iTunes for free … [Gawker]
  • … and SPIN made a 60-track mix tape of SXSW’s hottest acts this year. [SPIN] Keep reading »

Leslie Knope Finally Meets Her Celeb Crush, Joe Biden

“It was a real honor that in my sitcom debut I got to meet someone like Leslie Knope, who believes so deeply in public service. She’s an example for men and women across the country that there’s no higher calling than helping other people. On a personal note, I’ll never figure out how Leslie Knope got my home phone number, but that really just shows how committed she is.”

Vice President Joe Biden expresses his delight about making a cameo on “Parks and Recreation” alongside Amy Poehler’s character Leslie Knope, who has an infamous crush on him. As Leslie explained last season, “Joe Biden is on my celebrity sex list–well, he is my celebrity sex list.” Excited to see the pair’s sexual chemistry in action? Biden’s episode airs November 15th. [Photo: Entertainment Weekly; Quote: NYT]

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VP Debate: Joe Biden Vs. Paul Ryan On Abortion

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"I'm not going to interfere with that."

Towards the end of last night’s extremely entertaining (I thought) Vice Presidential Debate, moderator Martha Raddatz asked Joe Biden and Paul Ryan the following question:

“We have two Catholic candidates, first time on a stage such as this, and I would like to ask you both to tell me what role your religion has played in your own personal views on abortion. Please talk about how you came to that decision. Talk about how your religion played a part in that. And please, this is such an emotional issue for so many people in this country. Please talk personally about this if you could.”

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Obama And Biden Address The Nation About Violence Against Women

I know October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. But the 10th month of the year is another time for reflection on an issue that doesn’t get quite the attention it deserves: Domestic Violence Awareness Month. The Frisky has been re-posting some of our past content by our contributor Judy McGuire, a domestic abuse survivor, but we were pleased to see it’s being addressed on a national level, as well.

Today at the White House, Vice President Joe Biden and President Barack Obama made remarks about violence against women, which I’ve transcribed a bit after the jump: Keep reading »

Why I Don’t Want Hillary Clinton For Vice President

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Secretary of State Hillary Clinton may trade places with Vice-President Joe Biden on the 2012 election ticket, veteran journalist Bob Woodward said yesterday. “President Obama needs some of the women, Latinos, retirees that she did so well with during the 2008 primaries,” Woodward told CNN yesterday, adding that the switcheroo is “on the table.” Did Woodward pull this speculation out of his ass? Who knows. But if Hillary Clinton did run as Obama’s #2 and he was re-elected, she would become the first-ever female VP in history.

You know what? As cool as it would be to have a woman as VP, I don’t want Hillary Clinton to run. Keep reading »

Joe Biden Criticized For Overtly Sexual Hennessy Ads, Kinda


It truly hurts how painfully awesome The Onion continues to be, and their spoof videos are even better than their articles since they require the reporters to keep a straight face while delivering the news. In this week’s spoof, Vice President Joe Biden got a lot of crap for starring in sexy Hennessy ads. According to a faux Hennessy spokesman, “Biden’s sly trademark grin and international playboy status made him the perfect face for the luxury brand.” Word. I think it’s about time Joe “Silver Fox” Biden gets a little attention; Obama isn’t the only hottie in Washington D.C.! [The Onion]
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Today’s Lady News: Jean Biden, Mother Of The Vice President, Dies At 92

  • Jean Biden, mother of Vice President Joe Biden, passed away today at 92. [Boston.com]
  • Portugal passed a bill today to allow gay marriage, which the conservative president is unlikely to veto. So. Gay marriage in a predominantly Catholic country in Europe, but not California, New York or New Jersey. [New York Times]
  • Anne Kornblut, the White House correspondent for The Washington Post, recently published a new book, Notes from the Cracked Ceiling: Hillary Clinton, Sarah Palin, and What It Will Take For A Woman To Win. ABC News recently spoke with Kornblut about what it will take to shatter the glass ceiling for good. [ABC News]

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