Joe Biden – Biographical Profile and Positions on the Issues

Candidate for U.S. President

November 8, 2016 Major Democratic Presidential Candidates

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Biographical
General (political statement of goals, objectives, views, philosophies)
Personal (gender, age, marital status, spouse's name and age, children's name and ages, home town, current residence)
Profession (professional and work experience outside politics)
Political (dates and titles of previously held political offices)
Religion (current and past religious affiliations, beliefs)
Accomplishments (significant accomplishments, awards, achievements)
Education (times and places of schools, colleges, major, degrees, activities, sports)
National Security & Terrorism
Homeland Security, a General Statement
Making Our Homeland More Secure
Recommendations of the 9/11 Commission
Radical Fundamentalism
Weapons of Mass Destruction
Bioterrorism
National Guard in the Department of Homeland Security vs. Defense
Local First Responders
Port Security
Rail Security
War on Terror, a General Statement
Gay & Lesbian
Gay Marriage
The Military Don't Ask/Don't Tell Policy
Sexual Orientation Discrimination
Marriage Left Solely to the States
Equal Tax Treatment of Same Sex Couples
Domestic Partnerships
Civil Unions
Gays Serving in the Military
Foreign Policy
Foreign Policy, a General Statement
North Korea
Sudan & Darfur
Nuclear Weapons & Non-Proliferation Treaty
Promotion of Democracy Around World
United Nations (UN)
North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO)
Balkans
Dubai Ports Administration Purchase
Jobs
Jobs, a General Statement
Foreign Job Outsourcing
Affirmative Action
Family and Medical Leave Act
Workplace Protections
Government Subsidized Jobs
Occupational Safety and Health (OSHA)
Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)
Overtime Rights
Employment Discrimination
Taxes
Alternative Minimum Tax (AMT)
Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC)
2001 Tax Cuts
Tax Credits for Health Care
Oil Company Tax Breaks
Education
Education, a General Statement
No Child Left Behind Act, a General Statement
Pre-School
Public Schools K-12
Improving Education
Higher Education
Student Loans, Scholarships and Pell Grants
Education Tax Credits
Head Start
Classroom Size
Extended Learning Time
After-School Programs
Computers in Schools
No Child Left Behind Act Federal Funding Level
Teacher Pay
Teacher Standards
Special Education
Title IX 'Equal Opportunities for Girls'
School Safety
Drugs in Schools
Elections & Politics
Elections, a General Statement
Voting and Election Reform
Voting Machines and Paper Ballots
Equal Ballot Box Access
DC Voting Representation in Congress
Environment
Environment, a General Statement
Global Warming, Climate Change
ANWR (Arctic National Wildlife Refuge) Oil Drilling
Clean Air Act & Clear Skies Initiative
Greenhouse Gas Emission Limits
Tropical Deforestation
Power Plant Emissions
Clean Water Act and Water Quality
Polluter-Pays Superfund Fees
National Parks
Tropical Rainforests
Invasive Species
Abortion, Pro-Life, Stem Cell & Cloning
Legality of Abortion - Roe v. Wade
Abortion, a General Statement
Military & Defense
Military, a General Statement
Defense and Military Budget
Military Adequacy
Reservists and National Guard
Military Families
Military Pay, Medical Care and Benefits
Afghanistan, Pakistan & Iraq
Afghanistan, a General Statement
Iraq, a General Statement
US Military Presence in Afghanistan
Taliban & Radical Islamic Jihadists
Iraq Policy
Federalizing Iraq into Kurd, Shiite and Sunni States
Continued US Military Presence in Iraq
Deadline for US Pullout
Trade
Trade, a General Statement
Global Workers' Rights
Barriers to American Goods in Other Countries
Central American Free Trade Agreement (CAFTA)
Internet, Media & Communications
Internet, a General Statement
High Speed Broadband Deployment
Federal Budget & Fiscal Policy
Fiscal Policy, a General Statement
Federal Budget & Debt
Pay-As-You-Go (PAYGO) Rule for Tax Cuts or New Spending
Medical Insurance
Health Insurance, a General Statement
Universal Medical Care / Insurance
Medicare
Medically Uninsured or Underinsured
State Children's Health Insurance Program (SCHIP)
Medicaid
TRICARE Health Insurance
Medical Insurance Discrimination
Misuse of Health Records
Medicare Reimbursement Formulas
Uniform Billing and Claims
Federal Employee Health Benefit Plan (FEHBP) Buy-In
Federal Reinsurance Medical Pool
Chronic & Catastrophic Illnesses
Health Maintenance Organizations (HMOs)
Crime
Crime, a General Statement
Police & FBI Agents
Reducing Crime
Rehabilitation
Neighborhood Crime
Hate Crime
Crimes Against Children
Violence Against Women
Corporate Crime
Domestic Violence
Courts, Laws & Justice
Supreme Court
Criminals Serving Their Full Terms
Crack-Powder Sentencing Disparity
Judicial Appointments
Conservative / Liberal Balance on Supreme Court
Health & Medical
Health & Medical Care, a General Statement
Improving Health & Medical Care
Reducing Health Care Costs
Disease Prevention
Rural Health Care
Health Information Interchange Network
National Institutes of Health (NIH)
Medical Research
Physicians
Nurses
Public Health Workers
Children's Health
Women's Health
Elderly's Health
HIV/AIDS
Cancer
Mental Health
Bird Flu (Avian Influenza)
Business
Small Business
Sarbanes-Oxley Act
Executive Compensation
Energy, Gas, Oil & Autos
Energy, a General Statement
Energy Independence from Foreign Oil
Gas Prices
Oil Company Profits
Renewable Energy, Solar, Biomass and Wind
Fuel Efficiency & Corporate Average Fuel Economy (CAFE) Standards
Coal
Energy Efficiency and Standards
Green Homes and Improvements
Energy Research and Development
Renewable Fuels, Biofuels and Ethanol
Domestic Energy Production
Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP)
Energy Efficient Government Buildings
Gas & Oil, a General Statement
Auto Industry
Hybrid & All Electric Cars
Flexible Fuel Vehicles
Labor Wages & Unions
Labor, a General Statement
Unions, a General Statement
Employee Free Choice Act
Minimum Wage
Wage Discrimination
Davis Bacon Act
Wage Gap between Men and Women
Values, Religion & Family
Child Care
Child Custody and Support
Child Support Enforcement Budget
Transportation
Amtrak
Rail
Veterans
Veterans, a General Statement
Veterans' Health and Medical Care
Retired Veterans Benefits and Health Care
Disabled Veterans Health Care
Vetreran Job Retraining
Department of Veterans Affairs (VA)
Veterans Funding
Disability Claims
Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and Brain Injuries (TBI)
Agent Orange Related Illness
Walter Reed Army Medical Center Scandal
Veterans Administration (VA)
Veterans' Recognition
Civil Rights
Civil Rights, a General Statement
Privacy
Prescription Drugs
Medicare Part D Prescription Drug Program for Seniors
Negotiating Pharmaceutical Prices
Bringing Generic Drugs on the Market Sooner
Social Security & Pensions
Social Security, a General Statement
Long Term Viability of Social Security
Privatizing Social Security
Means Testing for Social Security Payments
Pensions, a General Statement
Pension Reform
Key Employee Retention Plans
Individual Retirement Accounts
401(k) Plans
Savers' Credit
Other Retirement Improvements
Illegal Drugs & Marijuana
Illegal Drugs, a General Statement
War on Drugs
Punishments for Drug Crimes
Doping in Sports
Metamphetamines
Science, Technology & Space
Science and Technology Research and Development
Biotechnology
Food & Agriculture
Agriculture, a General Statement
Family Farm
Other Farm Assistance
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