282Jan 18, 2009
Wreath-Laying at Arlington Cemetery
President-Elect Barack Obama and Vice President-Elect Joe Biden laid a wreath at the Tomb of the Unknowns at Arlington Cemetery as part of their pre-inaugural activities in Washington, DC during the ...
544Jan 17, 2009
Wilmington Inaugural Train Rally
President-Elect Obama held a whistle-stop rally in Tubman Garrett Riverfront Park next to the Wilmington Station, where he stopped during his inaugural rail journey to be joined by Vice ...
459Jan 15, 2009
Senator Biden Farewell Address
Senator Biden spoke from the well of the Senate and bid his former colleagues farewell as he prepared to assume the title of vice president on January 20, 2009.
3,120Jan 15, 2009
The Senate convened and began a period of morning business.
Thereafter, the Senate resumed consideration of S.22, the Lands Bill.
The Senate passed S.22 as amended.; Omnibus ...
116Jan 14, 2009
Briefing on Iraq and Afghanistan
President-Elect Obama, Vice President-Elect Biden, and Senator Lindsey Graham spoke to the press before a meeting at the Obama transition office where Senators Biden and Graham would brief ...
720Jan 6, 2009
Senate Ceremonial Swearing-In
Senators were shown being ceremonially sworn in by Vice President Cheney. The mock swearing-in ceremony was held in the Old Senate Chamber for family picture-taking.
995Jan 6, 2009
The Senate convened the first session of the 111th Congress. Members were sworn in.
856Jan 5, 2009
Funeral Service for Senator Claiborne Pell
A funeral service was held for former Senator Claiborne deBorda Pell, who died January 1, 2009, at the age of 90. The senator, who was active in the creation of the National Endowment for the Arts ...
131Dec 23, 2008
Obama Economic Team Meeting
Vice President-Elect Joe Biden spoke briefly to reporters after he was briefed by Larry Summers, the nominee to be director of the National Economic Council for the Obama administration, and other ...
425Dec 16, 2008
Obama Education Secretary Announcement
President-Elect Obama held a news conference at the Dodge Renaissance Academy in Chicago where he announced Arne Duncan as his nominee for secretary of education.
417Dec 15, 2008
Obama Energy and Environmental Team Announcement
President-Elect Barack Obama announced his nominees and appointments for his energy and environment team. He also answered questions from reporters about his energy policy and some questions ...
501Dec 2, 2008
Obama Meeting with Governors
President-Elect Barack Obama and Vice President-Elect Joe Biden made opening remarks at a meeting of the National Governors Association in Congress Hall at Independence Park. They spoke about ...
1,220Dec 1, 2008
Obama National Security Team Announcement
President-Elect Barack Obama announced members of his national security team. Senator Hillary Clinton accepted a nomination to be secretary of State. Defense Secretary Gates accepted an ...
202Nov 13, 2008
Senator Biden Visits Naval Observatory
Vice President-Elect and Mrs. Biden arrived at the Naval Observatory for a private meeting and tour of the residence at the invitation of Vice-President and Mrs. Cheney.
268Nov 3, 2008
Biden Speech in Lee's Summit, Missouri
Democratic vice presidential candidate Senator Joe Biden spoke at a campaign rally held at Longview Community College in Lee’s Summit, Missouri.
316Nov 1, 2008
Biden Speech in Marion, Ohio
Senator Joe Biden spoke to Obama campaign supporters at Harding High School in Marion, Ohio, about the 2008 presidential campaign. He was introduced by his wife, Jill, and after his speech ...
447Oct 19, 2008
Obama/Biden Campaign Rally in Tacoma, Washington
Senator Joe Biden spoke at an Obama/Biden campaign rally at Cheney Stadium in Tacoma, Washington.
848Oct 12, 2008
Obama Campaign Event in Scranton, Pennsylvania
Former President and Senator Clinton appeared with Senator and Mrs. Biden at a Obama/Biden campaign event at the Riverside Sports Complex in Scranton, Pennsylvania.
29Oct 11, 2008
Democratic Radio Address
Senator Joe Biden delivered the weekly Democratic radio address. He talked about the economic situation.
19,858Oct 2, 2008
Vice Presidential Candidates Debate
Governor Sarah Palin and Senator Joe Biden participated in a televised vice presidential candidates debate at Washington University in St. Louis. Gwen Ifill moderated the debate which ...
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