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Beau Biden's Widow Recalls Finding Gun: 'I Panicked'

Hallie Biden's decision to toss it in the trash is central to Hunter Biden charges

(Newser) - The widow of Hunter Biden's brother told jurors in his federal gun trial Thursday about the moment she found a revolver in his truck, describing how she put it into a leather pouch, stuffed it into a shopping bag, and tossed it in a trash can outside a market...

At Shrine, Biden Sees Priest Who Gave His Son Last Rites

President was unaware the Rev. Frank O'Grady was reassigned to Ireland

(Newser) - President Biden was moved to tears on Friday during a stop at a Catholic shrine in Ireland when he discovered that a chaplain working there had performed last rites on his late son Beau Biden. "It was incredible to see him," Biden said later during remarks at the...

As Biden Spoke, a Solemn Moment in Delaware

A lone man knelt at the grave of the president's son

(Newser) - As President Joe Biden gave his inauguration speech in Washington DC on Wednesday, a lone man knelt at the Delaware grave of his son, Beau Biden, Delaware Online reports. “I was thinking of Beau Wednesday … I thought I would drive by Beau's grave and say a short...

Biden Offers Apology to One Woman, Comfort to Another

Former VP says he's sorry he didn't shield Anita Hill more from attacks, consoles Meghan McCain

(Newser) - When law professor Anita Hill faced the Senate Judiciary Committee in 1991 to testify about the sexual harassment she said she endured from then-Supreme Court nominee Clarence Thomas, she also faced down attacks on her character and credibility—and many (including Hill herself ) still blame Joe Biden, the senator...

Biden Has Riddle-Like Answer About Possible 2020 Run

He's 'not going to decide not to run'

(Newser) - Is he or isn't he? The answer appears to be "Yes." In an interview with Vanity Fair , Joe Biden gave an intriguing answer to the question of whether he plans a 2020 White House run. "I haven't decided to run," he said, "but...

Hunter Biden's Wife: He Blew Money on Drugs, Prostitutes

TMZ obtains copy of her divorce filing

(Newser) - The already surprising news of Hunter Biden getting together with late brother Beau's widow , Hallie, gets even weirder now that TMZ has obtained divorce documents filed by Hunter's soon-to-be-ex-wife, Kathleen. Her divorce filing reveals that they had an agreement Hunter would not engage in some unnamed conduct (the...

Beau Biden's Widow Has Surprising New Partner

Hallie Biden is in a relationship with Beau's younger brother

(Newser) - Strange but apparently true: Beau Biden's widow is now in a relationship with Beau's younger brother, Hunter Biden. “Hallie and I are incredibly lucky to have found the love and support we have for each other in such a difficult time," Hunter tells Page Six . Hunter...

Delaware Gives Beau Biden a Final Salute

National Guard names its headquarters for VP's late son

(Newser) - Delaware will name its National Guard headquarters in New Castle for Beau Biden. Gov. Jack Markell announced the honor Tuesday for the former attorney general and Army National Guard major who died of brain cancer in May. A ceremony will be held in the spring to unveil signs for the...

Did Biden Leak Son's Dying Wish in Calculated Move?

VP may be just as calculating about run as he is emotional: Politico

(Newser) - Joe Biden "placed an ad in the New York Times" in August to gauge interest in a presidential run, reports Politico , citing "multiple sources." That "ad" came in the form of Maureen Dowd's Aug. 1 column about the dying wish of Beau Biden "that...

Joe Biden Talks About Son's Death on Late Show

'My son was better than me. He was better than me in every way'

(Newser) - In an emotional interview on The Late Show, Joe Biden described himself as overwhelmed at times by his son's death and unconvinced he could commit fully to being president. Asked about his 2016 decision by Stephen Colbert, Biden said he'd be lying if he said he knew he...

NYT: Biden Exploring Run Because of Son's Death

Beau reportedly urged him to do so when he knew he was dying

(Newser) - Don't count out Joe Biden from the 2016 race. Two pieces in the New York Times suggest he's poised to challenge Hillary Clinton—in part because of his son's death . One is a news story that says the VP and his advisers are reaching out to party...

Westboro Protests Biden Funeral, Runs Into Trouble

Hundreds shield AG's funeral from 3 Westboro protesters

(Newser) - As President Obama eulogized Beau Biden yesterday , another tribute took place outside on the street in Wilmington, Del.: Westboro Baptist Church sent three members to protest the funeral of the vice president's son, and as the News Journal puts it, "The group was soon outnumbered about 100-to-1 by...

Obama Eulogizes Beau Biden
 Obama Eulogizes Beau Biden 

Obama Eulogizes Beau Biden

He lived a 'life of meaning,' says the president

(Newser) - The Bidens bid farewell to Beau Biden today in Delaware, with President Obama delivering the eulogy. "He was a scion of an incredible family who brushed away the possibility of privilege for the harder, better reward of earning his own way," said the president, as per AP . And...

Ted Cruz Says Sorry for Repeat Joke About Biden

Made just days after Joe Biden's son Beau died from brain cancer

(Newser) - Telling the same tired joke over and over again is arguably just as bad as telling a "too soon" joke in bad taste. Ted Cruz earned the distinction of doing both yesterday in Michigan after he regurgitated a wisecrack he's used before about Joe Biden, just days after...

Joe Biden's Son Dead at 46
 Joe Biden's Son 
 Dead at 46 

Joe Biden's Son Dead at 46

Beau Biden had brain cancer

(Newser) - Joe Biden's eldest son, Beau, has died at age 46. The former attorney general of Delaware had been battling brain cancer, a statement from the vice president said tonight. He had been admitted to Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in DC recently for treatment, reports the Washington Post....

Beau Biden Making 2016 Bid for Delaware Governor

Will not seek 3rd term as attorney general

(Newser) - Vice President Joe Biden's eldest son, Beau Biden, said today that he has decided not to seek re-election as Delaware attorney general this year and instead plans to run for governor in 2016. "Over the past few months, as I've been planning to run for re-election, I...

Judge Getting Threats After Rich Rapist Dodges Prison

Beau Biden thinks case against du Pont heir was weak to begin with

(Newser) - Delaware has had to provide a security detail for Superior Court Judge Jan Jurden, because she is getting threats over her not-exactly-harsh sentencing of du Pont heir Robert Richards IV, the News Journal reports. Since news broke earlier this week that Jurden gave Richards probation for the rape of his...

Beau Biden Being Tested at Cancer Hospital

After becoming 'weak and disoriented' while driving

(Newser) - Another health scare for Beau Biden: The Delaware attorney general is being evaluated at a renowned cancer center in Houston after becoming "weak and disoriented" while driving to Indiana for a family vacation, Delaware Online reports. The younger Biden, 44, suffered a mild stroke three years ago and visited...

Democrats' Next Darling: Beau Biden?

Plus: Is another Bush in the pipeline?

(Newser) - The 2016 speculation has already begun, and when it comes to the future, the Democrats have a problem, writes Erin McPike for Real Clear Politics . While the GOP has a robust roster of potential candidates for 2016 and beyond, for Democrats, the options are fewer. But one name is starting...

Beau Biden Has Mild Stroke
 Beau Biden Has Mild Stroke 

Beau Biden Has Mild Stroke

Vice president's son said to be doing well

(Newser) - Beau Biden—the vice president's son and the attorney general of Delaware—suffered what appears to have been a mild stroke today. The 41-year-old is now "fully alert" and has full motor and speech skills, said a White House statement. He's expected to make a complete recovery. Parents Joe...

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