Former Sen. Joseph Biden
Democrat • Delaware 7 Terms • Sworn In 1973
- 0 Sponsored Bills (Ranks 99 of 99) 0 Made Into Law (Ranks 49 of 99)
- 1 Co-Sponsored Bills (Ranks 99 of 100) 0 Made Into Law (Ranks 95 of 100)
Biden was born November 20, 1942 in Scranton, Pennsylvania. He grew up in suburban New Castle County, Delaware. He graduated from the University of Delaware in Newark in 1965. He then attended Syracuse University College of Law, graduating in 1968, and was admitted to the Delaware Bar in 1969.
In 1969, Biden began practicing law in Wilmington and was soon elected to the New Castle County Council, on which he served from 1970 to 1972, when he was elected to the U.S. Senate. Read More...
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Recent Voting History
S.J.Res. 5: A joint resolution relating to the disapproval of obligations under the Emergency Economic Stabilization Act of 2008.
On the Joint Resolution S.J.Res. 5Nay (with party)January 15, 2009
S. 181: Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act of 2009
On the Cloture Motion S. 181Aye (with party)January 15, 2009
S. 22: Omnibus Public Land Management Act of 2008
On Passage of the Bill S. 22Abstain (against party)January 15, 2009