|Look, folks, I know Halloween is coming, I know Halloween.
But John McCain dressed up as an agent of change? That costume
just doesn't fit, folks.
On US presidential election campaign trail
|Hey, Bonita, I'm Joe. Not the plumber, Joe the Biden.
Greeting woman called Bonita, on US presidential
election campaign trail in Florida, October 2008.
|Look, John's last-minute economic plan does nothing to tackle
the number one job facing the middle class, and it happens to
be, as Barack says, a three-letter word: jobs. J-O-B-S.
Jobs is a three-letter-word, according
to Biden speaking about John McCain's economic policies at a
US presidential election rally, October 2008 .
|If you want to know where Al Qaeda lives, you want to know
where Bin Laden is, come back to Afghanistan with me. Come back
to the area where my helicopter was forced down, with a three-star
general and three senators at 10,500 feet in the middle of those
mountains. I can tell you where they are.
Addressing National Guard, Baltimore, September
2008, about time his helicopter had to make a landing due to
a sudden snowstorm.
|When the stock market crashed, Franklin Roosevelt got on the
television and didn't just talk about the princes of greed.
He said, "look, here's what happened."
In interview with CBS News. However, Roosevelt
wasn't president in 1929 and televisions were still experimental.
|A man Im proud to call my friend. A man who will be
the next President of the United States Barack America!
At his first US presidential campaign rally
with Barack Obama, August 2008.
|Ladies and gentlemen, your kitchen table is like mine. You
sit there at night before you put the kids -- after you put
the kids to bed and you talk, you talk about what you need.
You talk about how much you are worried about being able to
pay the bills. Well, ladies and gentlemen, that's not a worry
John McCain has to worry about. It's a pretty hard experience.
He'll have to figure out which of the seven kitchen tables to
In a salvo against 2008 Republican US presidential
candidate John McCain and his seven houses. McCain replied on
'The Tonight Show': "I spent 5 1/2 years in a prison cell.
I didn't have a house, I didn't have a kitchen table, I didn't
have a table, I didn't have a chair."
|Mark my words. It will not be six months before the world
tests Barack Obama like they did John Kennedy. The world is
looking. We're about to elect a brilliant 47-year-old senator
president of the United States of America. Remember I said it
standing here if you don't remember anything else I said. Watch,
we're gonna have an international crisis, a generated crisis,
to test the mettle of this guy.
Predicting international crisis during
first six months of Obamas Presidency, at fund-raising
gathering in Seattle in October 2008.
|Uh, uh, Chuck Graham, state senator, is here. Stand up, Chuck,
let em see you. Oh, God love you. What am I talking about.
To wheelchair-bound Missouri state senator,
Charles Graham, September 9, 2008.
|The only guy on the other side whos qualified is John
On who was qualified to be US president,
in post-debate appearance, MSNBC, October 30 2007.
|My impression is he thinks that if we leave, somehow the Iraqis
are going to have an epiphany of peaceful coexistence among
warring sects. Ive seen zero evidence of that.
On Barack Obama's Iraq plan, September
|I think he can be ready, but right now I dont believe
he is. The presidency is not something that lends itself to
About US presidential candidate Barack
Obama in August 2007.
|I got tested for AIDS. I know Barack got tested for AIDS.
There's no shame in being tested for AIDS. It's an important
At Democratic Primary debate at Howard
University on June 28, 2007.
Giving one-word answer during Democratic
debate to NBC Anchor Brian Wiliams, who cited criticism of Biden's
"uncontrolled verbosity" and tendency to be a gaffe
machine in asking whether he would "have the discipline
you would need on the world stage" - April 2007.
|There's only three things he mentions in a sentence -- a noun,
a verb, and 9/11.
On Republican US presidential hopeful Rudy
|I should start with an apology to Rudy Giuliani. I said every
sentence Rudy utters has a noun, a verb, and 9/11 in it. I was
wrong. He called me to tell me after Pat Robertson's endorsement,
there's an Amen in every sentence he says too.
After Giuliani was endorsed by evangelical
Pat Robertson for US president, 2007.
|I mean, you got the first mainstream African-American who
is articulate and bright and clean and a nice-looking guy. I
mean, thats a storybook, man.
About US presidential candidate Barack
Obama, January 2007. He later apologised for these remarks,
saying: "I deeply regret any offense my remark in the New
York Observer might have caused anyone. That was not my intent
and I expressed that to Sen. Obama".
|In Delaware, the largest growth of population is Indian Americans,
moving from India. You cannot go to a 7/11 or a Dunkin
Donuts unless you have a slight Indian accent. Im not
In conversation with American-Indian political
activist in 2006, he was later slammed for making insensitive
and inappropriate remarks.
|John McCain is a personal friend, a great friend, and I would
be honored to run with or against John McCain, because I think
the country would be better off, be well off no matter who ...
On 'The Daily Show', August 2, 2005.
|Hes a long term threat and a short term threat to our
national security. We have no choice but to eliminate the threat.
This is a guy who is an extreme danger to the world.
On Saddam Hussein, on 'Meet the Press'
in 2002 .
|Saddam must be dislodged from his weapons or dislodged from
On 'Meet the Press' in 2002.
|I think you're a damn war criminal, and you should be tried
What he said to Yugoslavian leader Slobodan
Milosevic in 1993, according to Biden's autobiography 'Promises