Joe Biden

46t Preses o the Unitit States

Joseph Robinette "Joe" Biden, Jr. (/ˈsf rɒbˈnɛt ˈbdən/; born 20 November 1942) is an American politician an 46t Preses o the Unitit States.[1] He wis the 47t Vice Preses o the Unitit States fae 20 Januar 2009 tae 20 Januar 2017, jyntly electit wi Preses Barack Obama. He is a memmer o the Democratic Pairty an wis a Unitit States Senator frae Delaware frae 3 Januar 1973, till his resignation on 15 Januar 2009, follaein his election tae the Vice Presidency. In 2012, Biden wis electit tae a seicont term alangside Obama.

Joe Biden
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46t Preses o the Unitit States
Assumed office
20 Januar 2021
Vice PresesKamala Harris
Precedit biDonald Trump
47t Vice Preses o the Unitit States
In office
20 Januar 2009 – 20 Januar 2017
PresesBarack Obama
Precedit biDick Cheney
Succeedit biMike Pence
Unitit States Senator
frae Delaware
In office
3 Januar 1973 – 15 Januar 2009
Precedit biCaleb Boggs
Succeedit biTed Kaufman
Chairman o the Senate Committee on Foreign Relations
In office
4 Januar 2007 – 3 Januar 2009
Precedit biRichard Lugar
Succeedit biJohn Kerry
In office
6 Juin 2001 – 3 Januar 2003
Precedit biJesse Helms
Succeedit biRichard Lugar
In office
3 Januar 2001 – 20 Januar 2001
Precedit biJesse Helms
Succeedit biJesse Helms
Chairman o the International Narcotics Control Caucus
In office
4 Januar 2007 – 3 Januar 2009
Precedit biChuck Grassley
Succeedit biDianne Feinstein
Chairman o the Senate Committee on the Judiciary
In office
6 Januar 1987 – 3 Januar 1995
Precedit biStrom Thurmond
Succeedit biOrrin Hatch
Personal details
BornJoseph Robinette Biden, Jr.
(1942-11-20) 20 November 1942 (age 78)
Scranton, Pennsylvanie, U.S.
Poleetical pairtyDemocratic
Spoose(s)Neilia Hunter (1966–1972)
Jill Jacobs (1977–present)
BairnsJoseph R. III (born 1969)
R. Hunter (born 1970)
Naomi C. (1971–1972)
Ashley B. (born 1981)
ResidenceNumber One Observatory Circle (Offeecial)
Wilmington, Delaware (Private)
Alma materVarsity o Delaware (BA)
Syracuse Varsity (JD)
ProfessionLawer
ReligionRoman Catholicism
AwairdsPresidential Medal o Freedom wi distinction (2017)
SignaturCursive signatur in ink
WabsteidCampaign wabsteid

Biden announced his 2020 candidacy for president on 25 Aprile 2019, jynin a fair lairge field o Democratic candidates pursuin the pairty nomination.[2] He became the Democratic nominee for the 2020 election, whit he won.

ReferencesEedit

  1. "Biden inauguration: New president sworn in amid Trump snub". BBC News (in Inglis). 20 Januar 2021. Retrieved 20 Januar 2021.
  2. Martin, Jonathan; Burns, Alexander (7 Mairch 2019). "Joe Biden's 2020 Plan Is Almost Complete. Democrats Are Impatient" – via NYTimes.com.