Joe Biden http://www.mrc.org/taxonomy/term/20168/all en Joe bein' Joe ... http://www.mrc.org/cartoons/joe-bein-joe <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/glenn-foden">Glenn Foden</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="3000" height="2695" title="Media Research Center" alt="Media Research Center" src="http://www.mrc.org/sites/default/files/CMI-Biden-Recovered.jpg?1424893636" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-datetime field-field-published"> <div class="field-label">Publish Date&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">February 25, 2015 - 2:39pm</span> </div> </div> </div> MRC Culture Politics Joe Biden Wed, 25 Feb 2015 19:47:16 +0000 mike.ciandella 48321 at http://www.mrc.org Media Yawn at Obama and Biden Snubbing Auschwitz Anniversary; Mocked Cheney’s Appearance in 2005 http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/media-yawn-obama-and-biden-snubbing-auschwitz-anniversary-mocked-cheneys-appearance-2005 <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/curtis-houck">Curtis Houck</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>Tuesday marked the 70th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz and, naturally, the event attracted plenty of media coverage.</p><div class='signature'><p>— Curtis Houck is News Analyst at the Media Research Center. <a href="http://www.twitter.com/@curtishouck" target="_blank">Follow Curtis Houck on Twitter.</a></p></div><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/media-yawn-obama-and-biden-snubbing-auschwitz-anniversary-mocked-cheneys-appearance-2005" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division abc Barack Obama Bias by Omission cbs CBS Evening News with Scott Pelley CNN Conservatives and Republicans Dick Cheney Double Standard Holocaust Joe Biden Liberals & Democrats MSNBC NBC News NBC Nightly News New York Times Poland President Barack Obama President Obama The Washington Post World News Tonight Wed, 28 Jan 2015 06:40:26 +0000 curtis.houck 48107 at http://www.mrc.org CBS Quizzes Biden on Patriots Cheating, Not on Tax Increases http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/cbs-quizzes-biden-patriots-cheating-not-tax-increases <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/scott-whitlock">Scott Whitlock</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>Joe Biden appeared on all three morning shows, Wednesday, to tout the President's call for new taxes. ABC and CBS both quizzed the Vice President on the process of getting new laws passed, but didn't offer much analysis on the tax hikes. Instead,&nbsp;<em>CBS This Morning</em>&nbsp;co-host Gayle King found time to wonder about the NFL playoffs.&nbsp;</p><div class='signature'><p>— Scott Whitlock is Senior News Analyst at the Media Research Center. <a href="http://www.twitter.com/scottjw" target="_blank">Follow Scott Whitlock on Twitter.</a></p></div><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/cbs-quizzes-biden-patriots-cheating-not-tax-increases" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division abc cbs CBS This Morning Charlie Rose Gayle King Joe Biden NBC State of the Union Wed, 21 Jan 2015 17:19:12 +0000 scott.whitlock 48062 at http://www.mrc.org NBC's Lauer Accuses GOP of 'Disrespect' & 'Pettiness' During SOTU http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/nbcs-lauer-accuses-gop-disrespect-pettiness-during-sotu <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/kyle-drennen">Kyle Drennen</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>In a softball interview with Joe Biden on Wednesday's NBC <em>Today</em>, co-host Matt Lauer fretted over there being "more tension than normal" during Tuesday's State of the Union address with Republicans in control of Congress and slammed GOP reaction to a line in the speech: "...the President was talking about having arguments that are worthy of the body and the country, and then <strong>he said, 'I've run my last campaign,' and there was a smattering of applause, maybe even laughter from some Republicans and the President shot back. Did you see that as a moment of disrespect?</strong></p><div class='signature'><p>— Kyle Drennen is News Analyst at the Media Research Center. <a href="http://www.twitter.com/kjdrennen" target="_blank">Follow Kyle Drennen on Twitter.</a></p></div><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/nbcs-lauer-accuses-gop-disrespect-pettiness-during-sotu" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division Barack Obama Joe Biden Matt Lauer NBC Republicans State of the Union Today Wed, 21 Jan 2015 17:11:18 +0000 kyle.drennen 48061 at http://www.mrc.org ABC and NBC Continue to Ignore Damaging Biden Gaffes on U.S. Allies in the Middle East http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/abc-and-nbc-continue-ignore-damaging-biden-gaffes-us-allies-middle-east <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/curtis-houck">Curtis Houck</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>On Monday night, ABC and NBC continued its blackout of Vice President Joe Biden’s&nbsp;<a target="_blank" href="http://www.businessinsider.com/joe-biden-apologizes-uae-turkey-erdogan-2014-10" data-cke-saved-href="http://www.businessinsider.com/joe-biden-apologizes-uae-turkey-erdogan-2014-10">latest gaffes</a>&nbsp;regarding U.S. allies in the Middle East that led to the White House forcing Biden to call and apologize to Turkey and the United Arab Emirates over the weekend.&nbsp;</p><div class='signature'><p>— Curtis Houck is News Analyst at the Media Research Center. <a href="http://www.twitter.com/@curtishouck" target="_blank">Follow Curtis Houck on Twitter.</a></p></div><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/abc-and-nbc-continue-ignore-damaging-biden-gaffes-us-allies-middle-east" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division abc Bret Baier cbs CBS Evening News with Scott Pelley Fox News Channel Iraq Islamic Jihad Joe Biden Major Garrett Middle East NBC NBC Nightly News Scott Pelley Special Report Steve Hayes Syria Turkey World News Tonight. David Muir Tue, 07 Oct 2014 02:42:29 +0000 curtis.houck 47321 at http://www.mrc.org Joe Biden Watch: Only CBS Covers the Veep's Latest Gaffe http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/joe-biden-watch-only-cbs-covers-veeps-latest-gaffe <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/scott-whitlock">Scott Whitlock</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>Joe Biden committed a&nbsp;<a href="http://www.businessinsider.com/joe-biden-apologizes-uae-turkey-erdogan-2014-10">string of gaffes</a>&nbsp;over the last several days, but they have gone largely unchallenged by disinterested networks. Over the weekend, the Vice President was forced to apologize to the United Arab Emirates and Turkey. This came in the wake of&nbsp;<a href="http://newsbusters.org/blogs/curtis-houck/2014/10/03/cnns-cuomo-biden-after-latest-gaffe-i-still-love-biden-what-he-ishis">using an expletive</a>&nbsp;to describe his office.</p><div class='signature'><p>— Scott Whitlock is Senior News Analyst at the Media Research Center. <a href="http://www.twitter.com/scottjw" target="_blank">Follow Scott Whitlock on Twitter.</a></p></div><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/joe-biden-watch-only-cbs-covers-veeps-latest-gaffe" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division abc cbs Charlie Rose Joe Biden Mon, 06 Oct 2014 21:12:12 +0000 scott.whitlock 47318 at http://www.mrc.org CNN’s Cuomo on Biden After Latest Gaffe: ‘I Still Love Biden for What He Is...His Candor Is Refreshing’ http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/cnns-cuomo-biden-after-latest-gaffe-i-still-love-biden-what-he-ishis-candor-refreshing <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/curtis-houck">Curtis Houck</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>At the conclusion of the 6:30 a.m. news briefing during Friday’s&nbsp;<em>New Day</em>&nbsp;on CNN, substitute news reader John Berman played video of Vice President Joe Biden jokingly asking Harvard University’s student body vice president if he finds his job&nbsp;<strong>“a b****”&nbsp;</strong>after the student introduced himself to ask a question.</p><div class='signature'><p>— Curtis Houck is News Analyst at the Media Research Center. <a href="http://www.twitter.com/@curtishouck" target="_blank">Follow Curtis Houck on Twitter.</a></p></div><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/cnns-cuomo-biden-after-latest-gaffe-i-still-love-biden-what-he-ishis-candor-refreshing" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division Chris Cuomo CNN Double Standard Double Standards Gaffe Gaffes Joe Biden John Berman Michaela Pereira New Day vice president Fri, 03 Oct 2014 19:57:30 +0000 curtis.houck 47300 at http://www.mrc.org MSNBC: Joe Biden's Offensive Gaffes Make Him 'Real' and 'Authentic' http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/msnbc-joe-bidens-offensive-gaffes-make-him-real-and-authentic <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/kyle-drennen">Kyle Drennen</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>During a segment on Thursday's <em>Andrea Mitchell Reports</em> on MSNBC, fill-in host Kristen Welker noted Joe Biden making a string of gaffes – which included <a target="_blank" href="http://www.cnn.com/2014/09/17/politics/joe-biden-jewish-term/">using an anti-Semitic slur</a> – during a trip to Iowa, but then she and her guests proceeded to excuse his offensive remarks as merely being part of his charm.</p><div class='signature'><p>— Kyle Drennen is News Analyst at the Media Research Center. <a href="http://www.twitter.com/kjdrennen" target="_blank">Follow Kyle Drennen on Twitter.</a></p></div><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/msnbc-joe-bidens-offensive-gaffes-make-him-real-and-authentic" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division Andrea Mitchell Reports Chris Cillizza Gaffes Joe Biden Julie Pace Kristen Welker MSNBC Thu, 18 Sep 2014 20:44:34 +0000 kyle.drennen 47173 at http://www.mrc.org Networks Ignore: While Talking About Money, Joe Biden Refers to 'Shylocks' http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/networks-ignore-while-talking-about-money-joe-biden-refers-shylocks <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/scott-whitlock">Scott Whitlock</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>All three network morning shows on Wednesday ignored Joe Biden using&nbsp;a word&nbsp;many consider to be anti-Semitic. Giving a speech on Tuesday about legal issues facing veterans, the Vice President decried&nbsp;"<strong>these Shylocks who took advantage of these women and men while overseas</strong>." [MP3 audio&nbsp;<a href="http://www.mrc.org//sites/default/files/uploads/2014-09-16-CNN-Biden.mp3">here</a>.]</p><div class='signature'><p>— Scott Whitlock is Senior News Analyst at the Media Research Center. <a href="http://www.twitter.com/scottjw" target="_blank">Follow Scott Whitlock on Twitter.</a></p></div><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/networks-ignore-while-talking-about-money-joe-biden-refers-shylocks" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division abc cbs CNN Joe Biden NBC Wed, 17 Sep 2014 15:33:59 +0000 scott.whitlock 47154 at http://www.mrc.org 'Today' Hosts Thrilled By Joe Biden's Birthday Wishes to Al Roker http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/today-hosts-thrilled-joe-bidens-birthday-wishes-al-roker <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/kyle-drennen">Kyle Drennen</a> </div> </div> </div> <p> After a <a href="http://newsbusters.org/blogs/kyle-drennen/2014/02/25/wounded-al-roker-jealous-seth-meyers-getting-joe-biden-guest" target="_blank">long-running "bromance"</a> between weatherman Al Roker and Vice President Joe Biden, the hosts of Wednesday's NBC Today arranged a surprise live appearance from Biden to wish Roker a happy 60th birthday. After Natalie Morales introduced the veep, sitting in a studio in Washington D.C., Roker gushed: <strong>"Oh, my gosh. Mr.</strong></p><div class='signature'><p>— Kyle Drennen is News Analyst at the Media Research Center. <a href="http://www.twitter.com/kjdrennen" target="_blank">Follow Kyle Drennen on Twitter.</a></p></div><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/today-hosts-thrilled-joe-bidens-birthday-wishes-al-roker" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division Al Roker Joe Biden NBC Today Wed, 20 Aug 2014 16:56:39 +0000 kyle.drennen 46963 at http://www.mrc.org Networks Ignore: Joe Biden Goes Left at Netroots Convention, Gets Heckled By Far-Left http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/networks-ignore-joe-biden-goes-left-netroots-convention-gets-heckled-far-left <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/scott-whitlock">Scott Whitlock</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>Joe Biden's appeal on Thursday to the left at the liberal&nbsp;<a href="http://therightscoop.com/joe-biden-gets-heckled-by-immigration-protesters-at-netroots/">Netroots Nation</a>&nbsp;conference went unmentioned by the networks. The fact that the Vice President got heckled by the&nbsp;<em>far-left</em>&nbsp;was also ignored. While talking to the assembled progressives, Biden was interrupted by chants of "Stop deporting our families! Stop deporting our families!"</p><div class='signature'><p>— Scott Whitlock is Senior News Analyst at the Media Research Center. <a href="http://www.twitter.com/scottjw" target="_blank">Follow Scott Whitlock on Twitter.</a></p></div><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/networks-ignore-joe-biden-goes-left-netroots-convention-gets-heckled-far-left" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division Joe Biden Netroots Nation Fri, 18 Jul 2014 17:03:09 +0000 scott.whitlock 46727 at http://www.mrc.org ABC, NBC Ignore Biden's Savings Account Fib, While CBS Hosts Dismiss Its Importance http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/abc-nbc-ignore-bidens-savings-account-fib-while-cbs-hosts-dismiss-its-importance <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/curtis-houck">Curtis Houck</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>It turns out that Vice President Joe Biden’s claim that he’s not wealthy and does not own any stocks, bonds, or a savings account&nbsp;<a target="_blank" href="http://www.whitehouse.gov/sites/default/files/docs/vp_certified_278_cy2013.pdf" _cke_saved_href="http://www.whitehouse.gov/sites/default/files/docs/vp_certified_278_cy2013.pdf">isn’t entirely true</a>. Only one network did the work to debunk his statement from a speech at the White House Summit on Working Families yesterday.</p><div class='signature'><p>— Curtis Houck is News Analyst at the Media Research Center. <a href="http://www.twitter.com/@curtishouck" target="_blank">Follow Curtis Houck on Twitter.</a></p></div><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/abc-nbc-ignore-bidens-savings-account-fib-while-cbs-hosts-dismiss-its-importance" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division Bill Plante cbs CBS This Morning Charlie Rose Gayle King Income Inequality Joe Biden Norah O'Donnell Tue, 24 Jun 2014 20:25:11 +0000 curtis.houck 46546 at http://www.mrc.org Oh, that Joe Biden! http://www.mrc.org/cartoons/oh-joe-biden <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/glenn-foden">Glenn Foden</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="3000" height="2525" title="Media Research Center" alt="Media Research Center" src="http://www.mrc.org/sites/default/files/images/CMI-ISIS.jpg?1403023370" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-datetime field-field-published"> <div class="field-label">Publish Date&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">June 17, 2014 - 12:37pm</span> </div> </div> </div> MRC Culture Government International Islamification Iraq Joe Biden Obama Administration Tue, 17 Jun 2014 16:42:51 +0000 mike.ciandella 46488 at http://www.mrc.org E! News Co-Host Exclaims Obama is 'The Coolest Guy in the World!' http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/e-news-co-host-exclaims-obama-coolest-guy-world <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/geoffrey-dickens">Geoffrey Dickens</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><img src="/sites/default/files/uploads/ObamaSelfie.JPG" style="float: right; margin: 3px;" width="300" />It seems fitting that someone paid to cover celebrities would freak out over meeting the “celebrity President” and that’s precisely what <em>E! News</em> co-host Terrence J did when he told Arsenio Hall, on Wednesday, that Barack Obama was “the coolest guy in the world!” <br /></p><div class='signature'><p>— Geoffrey Dickens is Deputy Research Director at the Media Research Center. <a href="http://www.twitter.com/GCDickens" target="_blank">Follow Geoffrey Dickens on Twitter.</a></p></div><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/e-news-co-host-exclaims-obama-coolest-guy-world" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division Arsenio Hall Barack Obama Joe Biden Terrence J Wed, 14 May 2014 18:51:02 +0000 geoff.dickens 46251 at http://www.mrc.org Networks Amazed by Obama-Biden Selfie: 'They're Just Like Us!' http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/networks-amazed-obama-biden-selfie-theyre-just-us <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/kyle-drennen">Kyle Drennen</a> </div> </div> </div> <p> The network morning shows on Thursday were thrilled by Vice President Joe Biden joining Instagram on Wednesday and posting a selfie of himself with President Obama. On NBC's <em>Today</em>, co-host Savannah Guthrie couldn't contain her excitement: <strong>"Presidents and vice presidents, they're just like us! The latest selfie racing around the web today."</strong> [<em>Listen to <a href="http://newsbusters.org/sites/default/files/2013/2014-04-17-Nets-ObamaBidenSelfie.mp3">the audio</a></em>]<br /> </p><div class='signature'><p>— Kyle Drennen is News Analyst at the Media Research Center. <a href="http://www.twitter.com/kjdrennen" target="_blank">Follow Kyle Drennen on Twitter.</a></p></div><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/networks-amazed-obama-biden-selfie-theyre-just-us" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division abc Barack Obama cbs Joe Biden NBC selfie Thu, 17 Apr 2014 19:18:30 +0000 kyle.drennen 46030 at http://www.mrc.org