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Candidates begin rolling out their climate plans

Even before former Vice President Joe Biden announced a formal climate change policy, the left wing of the Democratic Party was decrying him for what an adviser called his “middle ground” approach to climate change.
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2020 candidate Gov. Inslee challenges Joe Biden on climate: 'He needs to step his game up'

Washington Gov. Jay Inslee, a Democratic candidate for president, won't accept half measures in combating climate change -- he proposes shooting for the moon. The proposal, which the campaign is dubbing the "Evergreen Economy Plan," pours a roughly $300 billion yearly investment into "American industries and manufacturing, infrastructure, skilled labor, and new technology deployment," and would create roughly 8 million new jobs over 10 years, according to a memo released Thursday by Inslee's ca...
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Joe Biden under pressure from left on climate change

Democratic 2020 frontrunner Joe Biden was forced into defending his environmental record Tuesday after a popular progressive in Congress demanded presidential hopefuls abandon a "middle-of-the-road" approach to combatting climate change. "You never heard me say middle of the road. The 29-year-old House Democrat bemoaned lawmaker inaction 30 years ago -- when Biden served in the Senate -- as US space agency NASA warned them about the existential threat of climate change.
Tags: Science, Congress, Senate, US, Joe Biden, Nasa, House, Biden


Ocasio-Cortez attacks Biden on climate change policy, Biden says he's 'never been middle of the road'

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., has ramped up her criticism of former Vice President Joe Biden's reported “middle ground” climate change policy approach as part of his 2020 presidential campaign. “I will be damned if the same politicians who refused to act then are going to try to come back today and say we need a 'middle of the road' approach to save our lives,” Ocasio-Cortez said at a Green New Deal rally Monday night.
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Ocasio-Cortez ramps up attacks on Biden's reported 'middle ground' climate change policy

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., has ramped up her criticism of former Vice President Joe Biden's reported “middle ground” climate change policy approach as part of his 2020 presidential campaign. “I will be damned if the same politicians who refused to act then are going to try to come back today and say we need a 'middle of the road' approach to save our lives,” Ocasio-Cortez said at a Green New Deal rally Monday night.
Tags: Science, Joe Biden, Biden, Alexandria Ocasio Cortez, Ocasio Cortez, Green New Deal


Green New Dealers Find A New Villain In Joe Biden’s Climate ‘Middle Ground’

WASHINGTON ― The former vice president may call himself by the affectionatenickname "Middle-Class Joe," but for proponents of the Green New Deal,"Middle-Ground Joe" could become an epithet
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Joe Biden Pushes Back On Criticism Of Climate Change Approach

The former vice president pointed to his record and promised a plan by month’s end but did not explicitly disavow seeking a "middle ground" strategy.
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Joe Biden would be a disaster for climate change

The Democratic contender for president provided details of his climate plan and it was boils down to: business as usual‘Joe Biden does not have a plan to keep warming below 1.5 or even 2C.’ Photograph: Jonathan Ernst/ReutersLast year, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) called for “rapid, far-reaching and unprecedented changes in all aspects of society” to avert full blown climate catastrophe. It’s not too late to stave off the worst impacts, they urged – indeed, it’s “possible ...
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Joe Biden's Rivals In Democratic Race Reject His ‘Middle Ground’ On Climate Policy

The former vice president’s approach drew criticism from Sens. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) and Kirsten Gillibrand (D-N.Y.).
Tags: Science, Joe Biden, Kirsten Gillibrand, Sens Bernie Sanders


Joe Biden Looks To Revive Obama's Climate Plan. Scientists Say That's Not Good Enough.

The policy is expected to maintain a role for fossilfuels, and veer away from the Green New Deal framework that most of Biden'stop rivals for his party's 2020 presidential nomination have embraced
Tags: Science, Obama, Joe Biden, Biden, Green New Deal


Biden says cancer wasn't a 'priority' in the Trump White House

Former Vice President Joe Biden suggested the Trump White House did not share his desire to fight cancer.
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Joe Biden and Robert De Niro Are Latest Democrats Targeted by Suspected Pipe Bombs

New York police are investigating a suspicious package addressed to the actor Robert De Niro after pipe bombs were sent to prominent Democrats.
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Joe Biden, 75, Says His Age Would Be a 'Legitimate Issue' If He Runs for President

"They're gonna judge me on my vitality"
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Trump Draws Fire From Joe Biden at Annual LGBT Dinner

Speaker after speaker referred to Trump as a “bully and a bigot”
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Joe Biden Marched In The Pittsburgh Labor Day Parade

Joe Biden Marched In The Pittsburgh Labor Day Parade
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"It was the undying values that animated everything John did" Joe Biden Honors John McCain

"It was the undying values that animated everything John did" Joe Biden Honors John McCain
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'John McCain's Impact on America is Not Over.' Joe Biden Honors Late Senator's Legacy with Stirring Eulogy

Sen. John McCain will be honored with a memorial in Arizona on Thursday. Former Vice President Joe Biden will pay tribute.
Tags: Science, America, Joe Biden, Arizona, John Mccain


Barack Obama Reunited With Joe Biden at a Bakery to Support Veterans

Former United States president Barack Obama reunited with his vice president and dear friend Joe Biden over lunch at the Dog Tag Bakery in Georgetown, Washington D.C.
Tags: Science, Barack Obama, Joe Biden, United States, Georgetown Washington, Barack Obama Reunited With Joe Biden, Dog Tag Bakery


President Trump Says 'Crazy' Joe Biden Would Go Down Crying If He Assaulted Him

"He would go down fast and hard, crying all the way"
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Adequate Man How Not To Make Coffee | Jezebel Megyn Kelly Today, Today: Things Get Unexpectedly Tens

Adequate Man  | Jezebel Megyn Kelly Today, Today: Things Get Unexpectedly Tense Between Megyn Kelly and Joe Biden | The Root The Curious Case of the Black Male Prostitute Found Dead Inside a Wealthy Democratic Donor’s Home | Splinter Don’t Let Female Creators Be Collateral Damage When Male…Read more...
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Is Joe Biden Running for President in 2020? Here's Why It Probably Won't Happen

A moment back in the spotlight doesn't erase his weaknesses
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Joe Biden: 'I Regret That I Am Not President'

But he doesn't regret his decision not to run
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Biden: Trump at odds with most Americans on climate change

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Former U.S. Vice President Joe Biden stressed the need Wednesday to address global warming, despite President Donald Trump's decision to pull out of the Paris climate accord, and voiced confidence that the U.S. can overcome its current introspective phase.
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Joe Biden to Start His Own Cancer Initiative After Leaving Office

In a speech on Monday, America’s soon-to-be ex-VP announced that he will devote his post-White House days to changing the way our great nation researches cancer, as well as giving care to those with the disease. His organization may be called the Joe Biden Cancer Initiative.Read more...
Tags: Science, White House, America, Joe Biden, Cancer Moonshot


[In Depth] Congress votes on sweeping biomedical bill

Congress this week began voting on a sweeping biomedical innovation bill that includes nearly $5 billion in dedicated funding for a trio of major research initiatives at the National Institutes of Health (NIH). The bill also includes measures to speed the approval of new drugs and medical devices by the Food and Drug Administration, and it would create a mechanism for catalyzing efforts to streamline federal regulations that universities and academic researchers regard as burdensome. The biparti...
Tags: Science, Congress, Senate, White House, Joe Biden, Food And Drug Administration, Nih, National Institutes of Health NIH


Vice President Joe Biden Gets Permission To Drive A Corvette, Immediately Does A Burnout

The Secret Service let Vice President of these United States Joe Biden drive his 1967 Corvette when Jay Leno turned up, and the first thing he does is a glorious American burnout.Read more...
Tags: Science, Jay Leno, Joe Biden, United States, Secret Service, Corvette, Colin Powell, Jay Lenos Garage


The Science of How and Why We Swear

When President Obama signed the legislation for health care reform in 2010, his salty vice president, Joe Biden, was caught on tape telling his commander-in-chief, “This is a big fucking deal.” It made headlines, even though it should shock nobody that hey—sometimes politicians swear, just like the rest of us.Read more...
Tags: Science, Obama, Joe Biden, Linguistics, Swearing


In the next year, two, three, four, five there will be significant breakthroughs for certain types of cancers

VP Joe Biden says that there are overwhelming prospect that in the next year, two, three, four, five, you're going to see significant breakthroughs for certain types of cancers.$1 billion has been funded for the white house moonshot cancer initiative.We already have a cervical cancer vaccine for boys and girls.Liquid biopsies will soon be identifying markers in the blood for early diagnosis of cancer. Only 4 percent of the people get in trials of experimental drugs and treatment. One of the...
Tags: Science, Medicine, Cancer, Joe Biden, Policy, Public Health, Innovation, NCI


Biden hosting cancer summit to try to accelerate research

WASHINGTON (AP) — Vice President Joe Biden will try to give efforts to cure cancer a jolt during a summit in Washington that’s casting a spotlight on research and innovative trials taking place across the country. Scientists, oncologists, donors and patients planned to gather Wednesday at Howard University for the daylong event, with thousands more […]
Tags: Business, Science, Washington, Joe Biden, Biden, Howard University, Nation & World, Nation & World Politics


Biden unveiling public database for clinical data on cancer

WASHINGTON (AP) — Vice President Joe Biden is unveiling a public database for clinical data on cancer that aims to help researchers and doctors better tailor new treatments to individuals. The White House says Biden will announce the Genomic Data Commons during a visit on Monday to the University of Chicago. The database is housed […]
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