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Higher minimum-wage proposals gain ground By LISA LEFF and DAVID KLEPPER

...Clinton, have said they support a higher federal minimum wage, which is currently $7.25 per hour.Vice President Joe Biden was scheduled to promote a higher minimum wage during a stop Wednesday at a washroom equipment manufacturer in Los Angeles...
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4 Marines die in attack on military sites

...for these individuals who served our country with great valor to be killed in this fashion," he said.Vice President Joe Biden likewise said: "Their families have already given a lot to the country, and now this."The shootings began at the...
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Lloyd leads US to World Cup title

...championship since 1999, and record third overall.A sellout crowd of 53,341 that included U.S. Vice President Joe Biden roared in approval for Lloyd's hat trick, the first ever in a Women's World Cup final."It's been a long journey...
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Obama on Iran deal: Only way to avert an arms race

...concerted push to sell the agreement to skeptics, while the deal's critics warned of dire consequences.Vice President Joe Biden spent the morning on Capitol Hill briefing House Democrats, and told reporters he was confident that lawmakers would...
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Obama hosts Vietnam Communist Party chief

...that has benefitted the peoples of both countries," Obama said.Following the White House meeting, Vice President Joe Biden hosted Trong for a lunch at the State Department.Obama is the first post-Vietnam War president who didn't come of...
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US chides China but avoids clouding cooperation

...progress in climate change cooperation over the past year.Using well-worn exhortations to China, Vice President Joe Biden urged it to be a "responsible stakeholder" in the international system. In an opening statement, Biden acknowledged...
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'Never stop trying to fully repay them'

...of Ramadi with lawmakers calling for a bigger show of American force there, including ground troops.Vice President Joe Biden spoke Monday with Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi and pledged full U.S. support for Iraqi efforts to reclaim...
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China's impact looms large as US debates its own trade deals

...not an argument against this trade agreement."Still, Jared Bernstein, who served as an economist for Vice President Joe Biden, believes the trade agreement should contain currency enforcement provisions.He said in an email: "One reason for...
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Biden reassures Iraqi PM of support

WASHINGTON - Vice President Joe Biden reassured Iraq's government on Monday of U.S. support in the fight against the Islamic State group, telephoning Prime Minister...
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Capitol Steps: Getting digs in on both sides of the aisle

...It's the only place in the country where you can see Joe Biden sing a rock song and Barack Obama sing a show tune and...and with the Republican candidates dominating the news - Joe Biden's been pretty quiet, so we kind of really have to look...


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