joe-biden

How a trade fight with India could keep the next AIDS cure out of reach

Drugs are cheap because of Indian generics. A crackdown on patent laws would keep them expensive.

Biden: ‘We should have let them shut the government down’

"I thought we should have let them shut the government down, let them have a taste of what it was," Biden told the New York TImes. "I think we would have been in a stronger position."

  • Ezra Klein
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  • Jan 19, 2013

What Joe Biden was telling Sen. Bob Casey’s mom

“Mom, I’ll see you in a little bit,” Vice President Joe Biden winked at Ellen Casey. “I hope I’ll sneak over and see you.” Here's what he meant.

  • Ezra Klein
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  • Jan 12, 2013

Joe Biden can’t get no respect. But he deserves some.

Is there any politician in America with a bigger gap between public persona and backroom effectiveness than Joe Biden?

  • Ezra Klein
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  • Jan 11, 2013

What I learned debating Paul Ryan

Over the past few years, I've spent a good number of hours arguing policy with Ryan, and an even larger number of hours trying to understand his policies. So what have I learned?

  • Ezra Klein
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  • Oct 11, 2012