Letter to the Editor: Bigger problems in church

This is in response to Ms. Pritchett’s letter on June 1. She questions Joe Biden’s morality. Vice President Biden is running for president. His personal belief in Roe vs. Wade is consistent with the majority of America. She states that as a Catholic, he must follow the teachings of the Holy Father. Even though John […]

Trump and Biden head to Iowa in a potential 2020 preview

Trump, Biden trade insults during dueling Iowa visits By THOMAS BEAUMONT, DARLENE SUPERVILLE and WILL WEISSERT Associated Press DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — President Donald Trump and Democrat Joe Biden are assailing each other during overlapping visits to Iowa on Tuesday, previewing what the country might get in next year’s election if Biden becomes his […]

Commentary: Biden’s views on abortion don’t mix with religion

I was very saddened when reading the article on Wednesday May 22 in the DSN about Mr. Joe Biden. Later in the day while sitting in a chapel I found myself weeping over the state of Mr. Biden’s soul. I prayed for him and for the multitude of others who, like Mr. Biden believe that […]

2020 preview? Feud between Trump and Biden flares up

NEW YORK — Democrats won’t pick their nominee for another year, but President Donald Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden are acting like the 2020 presidential contest is already a two-man race. Almost completely ignoring his 23 Democratic competitors , Biden has been laser-focused on Trump — particularly his embrace of racist rhetoric . […]

Letter to the Editor: Joe Biden: Democratic savior?

Joseph Biden has finally declared himself to be another 2020 Democratic presidential candidate. Joe Biden is a highly respected, honorable man who is also an extremely experienced politician. However, Joe is facing many challenges in achieving his presidential goal. Initially, he needs financial resources to achieve a positive stature throughout the country and compete effectively. […]

Commentary: Time, Democratic party may have passed Biden by

Timing is everything in politics. Any number of worthy, qualified politicians have failed to grab the golden ring simply because it wasn’t their “time.” So the question is whether this is Joe Biden’s “time.” We suspect the answer is “no.” Not because our Joe isn’t worthy or qualified. But simply because his time has passed. […]

It’s a go for Joe: Delawareans react to Biden’s presidential run

DOVER — Unsurprisingly, Delaware’s top Democratic officials applauded Joe Biden’s decision to seek the presidency. The former vice president, who also spent 36 years as one of Delaware’s two senators, ended months of speculation Thursday by announcing he will campaign for the Democratic nomination for the White House. Echoing comments he made at the Delaware […]

Speak Out: Biden announces presidential run

Former vice president Joe Biden, 76, who posted his video on Twitter, became an instant front-runner alongside Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders, when he announced his run for U.S. president Thursday. Among Democrats, Vice President Biden has unmatched international and legislative experience, and he is among the best-known faces in U.S. politics. He quickly racked up […]

Ex-Vice President Joe Biden launches 2020 White House bid

WASHINGTON — Former Vice President Joe Biden formally joined the crowded Democratic presidential contest on Thursday, declaring the “soul of this nation” at stake if President Donald Trump wins re-election. In a video posted on Twitter , Biden focused on the 2017 deadly clash between white supremacists and counter protesters in Charlottesville, Virginia. Biden noted […]

AP source: Biden to announce 2020 bid on Thursday

WASHINGTON (AP) — Answering perhaps the most significant question of the early 2020 election season, former Vice President Joe Biden will launch his presidential campaign on Thursday. The move, confirmed by a person familiar with his plans, sets up the 76-year-old lifelong politician as a front-runner in the crowded Democratic contest as the party fights […]