• Joe Biden Coaxed Out of Senate Seat Finally

    Joe Biden — who will be sworn in as vice-president in just a few days — has somehow been persuaded to vacate the Senate seat that he was just sworn into for the 7th time just ten days ago.

    Apparently, somebody managed to successfully explain to Biden that there's a new guy coming in, and he'll only have to not be an elected official for a little while…

    Ted Kaufman, a Delaware Democrat who for decades has been a political adviser to Sen. Joe Biden, D-Del., was sworn in Friday to fill the Senate seat Biden relinquished to become vice president…

    Delaware Gov. Ruth Ann Minner, who appointed Kaufman to fill Biden's vacated Senate seat, joined Biden in watching the swearing-in from the visitors' gallery. Biden, who will become vice president next Tuesday, formally resigned Thursday after 36 years in the Senate.

    Our thoughts and prayers are with former Senator Biden during these trying four days of non-public service.

    Tags: Delaware, Joe Biden, Senate, Ted Kaufman


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