Joe Biden Meets His Fans and Makes More 2016 Jokes

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Another one of Mr. Biden’s fans from a few days ago. (Photo: Getty)

Vice President Joe Biden, fresh off voting for himself in Delaware, returned to the pivotal battleground state of Ohio this afternoon to do a final round of campaign stops before polls close. And, true to form, Mr. Biden seemed to be having fun.

Approaching a booth at a Greek diner in Cleveland, Mr. Biden apologized for causing a commotion, jesting diners just came to get some spaghetti, “and Joe Biden shows up.”

Next, the vice president met, according to a pool report, “the number one Biden superfan.” The supporter, “struggling to contain excitement,” offered Mr. Biden her food before chanting, “Biden! Biden!”

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Obama Campaign Deploys Cat Meme to Get Out the Vote in Ohio

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The Obama campaign’s cat meme mailer.

The Obama campaign is using a mailer modeled after online cat memes as part of their final get out the vote push in the crucial battleground state of Ohio. On the mailer, there is a picture of a cat peeking out from behind a laptop decorated with Ohio-themed Obama campaign stickers highlighting the push to get people to vote early.

“STOP LOOKING AT CATS ONLINE AND GO VOTE,” text on the flyer says. Continue reading “Obama Campaign Deploys Cat Meme to Get Out the Vote in Ohio”

Romney Campaign Issues Memo Disputing Obama’s Ohio Poll Lead

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For presidential contests, Ohio is important. Every politico knows that.

This year’s race between President Barack Obama and his Republican rival Mitt Romney is proving to be no exception. Just a couple days ago, The New York Times’s widely respected number-cruncher Nate Silver released an analysis giving Ohio a 50-50 chance of deciding the next occupant of the White House.

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Joe Biden Gets a Side Order of Negativity on His Lunch Break

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Joe Biden eating lunch in 2009. (Photo: Getty)

While campaigning this afternoon, Vice President Joe Biden stopped by Schmucker’s Restaurant in Toledo, Ohio for a piece of pie. However, Mr. Biden may have gotten more than he bargained for at the restaurant. While he was eating, Mr. Biden found himself in conversation with another patron who was clearly eager to see the vice president and his running mate, President Barack Obama, lose the election and leave the White House.  Continue reading “Joe Biden Gets a Side Order of Negativity on His Lunch Break”

Joe Biden’s Dating Advice

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Joe Biden (Photo: Getty)

Joe Biden has spent the past few days hitting the campaign trail for President Barack Obama and, as usual, his stops have been filled with many memorable moments and quotes. Today, Mr. Biden was in Ohio where he visited a fire department in Parma Heights along with his daughter, Ashley, and former Ohio Governor Ted Strickland. Though the pool reporter, Politico’s Donovan Slack, said he “had a hard time hearing many of the exchanges” Mr. Biden had with the people who came out to meet him, Ms. Slack managed to eavesdrop on the vice president giving a little dating advice to a fireman and his pre-teen daughter.  Continue reading “Joe Biden’s Dating Advice”

Romney Still Using Dead SEAL’s Story on the Campaign Trail, in Spite of Mother’s Wishes

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Mitt Romney. (Photo: Getty)

In multiple recent appearances, Mitt Romney has been discussing his personal tie to Glen Doherty, a former Navy SEAL who was killed in the attack on the U.S. Consulate in Libya last month.He brought up the story again at a rally in Ohio this afternoon in spite of the fact the man’s mother gave an interview to WHDH TV in Boston in which she expressed her wish that Mr. Romney stop discussing her son on the campaign trail.

“I don’t trust Romney. He shouldn’t make my son’s death part of his political agenda. It’s wrong to use these brave young men, who wanted freedom for all, to degrade Obama,” Barbara Doherty said of Mr. Romney’s speeches mentioning her son. Continue reading “Romney Still Using Dead SEAL’s Story on the Campaign Trail, in Spite of Mother’s Wishes”

Ohio Obama Rally Features Rap Rendition of Sesame Street Theme Song

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Big Bird on the streets of Manhattan in 2009. (Photo: Getty)

Team Romney has decried Democrats’ repeated mentions of Big Bird since Mitt Romney brought up the beloved muppet while declaring his intention to end the federal subsidy for PBS during last week’s presidential debate, but the Obama campaign shows no sign that they intend to stop invoking Sesame Street any time soon. In fact, at an Obama rally at Ohio State University this afternoon, rapper will.i.am performed a rendition of the theme song of the popular children’s television show to rile up the president’s supporters.  Continue reading “Ohio Obama Rally Features Rap Rendition of Sesame Street Theme Song”