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  • Biden not 'hired' for 'stunning good looks'

     
    by Mark Silva DENVER - Don't tell Joe Biden, but Barack Obama didn't pick him for his "stunning good looks.'' The ''hire'' had to do with his wisdom, camp Obama says. "Look, we didn't hire him for his stunning good......
  • A mostly silent Biden arrives in Denver

     
    by John McCormick DENVER - Sen. Joseph Biden has never been known for being short on words, but that was before he was named Sen. Barack Obama's running mate last weekend. As he made his first public appearance here Monday......
  • DNC: Biden text

     
    Biden's speech transcript is after the jump.......
  • Morning read: Ten for Thursday

     
    Obama makes history, and gets what he needed most from Bill Clinton -- unstinting praise, and a declaration that he's ready to lead the country. He did what only an ex-president can do. Joe Biden's acceptance speech reached out......
  • Joe Biden: McCain is 'more of the same'

     
    by Mark Silva DENVER -- "More of the same.'' That's how Joe Biden hopes to distill the campaign of John McCain. "Change.'' That's how Barack Obama hopes to distill his own campaign. Obama has a running mate now, a guy......
  • Video: Biden stars in another new Obama spot

     
    Joe Biden is on the ticket to, at least, win Pennsylvania for Obama. So, in his first spot he talks about his hometown of Scranton, Pa., and about Obama:......
  • Obama and Biden: A different dynamic

     
    by James Oliphant TOLEDO, Ohio--Political observers said adding Joe Biden to the Democratic ticket for president would do a lot of things for Barack Obama: provide him with a better connection to middle-class voters, shore up his foreign policy profile,.....
  • Palin: And hits bitter...

     
    "We tend to prefer candidates who don't talk about us one way in Scranton and another way in San Francisco."......
  • Swamp Sunrise

     
    Good morning. The national political conventions are finished and now it is a two-month sprint to the Nov. 4 election. Newly minted Republican nominee John McCain is campaigning today in Milwaukee and later Sterling Heights, Mich., while Democrat Barack...
  • Palin: Text of the Speech

     
    Here's the speech: Mr. Chairman, delegates, and fellow citizens: I am honored to be considered for the nomination for vice president of the United States ... I accept the call to help our nominee for president to serve and defend......
  • Obama: 'Not going to mess with' guns

     
    by James Oliphant DURYEA, Pa.--At a campaign event here Friday, Barack Obama ran headlong into the one of the issues that dogs him in this battleground state. "There are rumors going around that . . . you're going to take......