Biden was born in Scranton, Pennsylvania, in 1942, and lived there for ten years before moving with his family to Delaware. He voted in favor of the resolution authorizing the Iraq War in 2002, but opposed the surge of U. He chaired the Judiciary Committee during the contentious U. Supreme Court nominations of Robert Bork and Clarence Thomas. presidential election, Barack Obama chose Biden to be his running mate in the race, which they won. In 2011, he opposed going ahead with the military mission that resulted in the death of Osama bin Laden. In October 2015, after months of speculation, Biden chose not to run for President of the United States in 2016.He became an attorney in 1969, and was elected to the New Castle County council in 1970. He was re-elected to the Senate six times, and was the fourth most senior senator at the time of his resignation to assume the Vice Presidency in 2009. Biden unsuccessfully sought the Democratic presidential nomination in 1988 and in 2008, both times dropping out after lackluster showings. He became the first Roman Catholic, and the first Delawarean, to be Vice President of the United States. In December 2016, he refused to rule out a potential bid for President in 2020, but announced on January 13, 2017, that he would not run, only to seemingly backtrack just four days later, again refusing to rule out a potential bid.I hope you will join me in seeking to follow Jesus more closely.This will be my prayer for you and I ask that you pray for me.Published since 1877, Biographical Memoirs provide the life histories and selected bibliographies of deceased National Academy of Sciences members.Colleagues familiar with the subject's work write these memoirs and as such, the series provides a biographical history of science in America.
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