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By Mangosuthu Buthelezi
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Topic - Biden
November 1621: Governor Obama of Plymouth Colony prepares for the first Thanksgiving with his scribe, the boy Robert.
Vice President Biden referred to House Republican lawmakers Thursday night as a "Neanderthal crowd" for fighting the reauthorization of his signature Violence Against Women Act.
Colorado Democratic legislators are passing a hail of new anti-gun laws that prevent the most vulnerable from defending themselves in places often targeted by rapists and mass killers. Similar bills are being rolled out by Democratic legislators in other states, headed to Congress.
November 1621: Governor Obama of Plymouth Colony prepares for the first Thanksgiving with his scribe, the boy Jay.
Warning the audience that he was "going to say something outrageous," Mr. Biden said the legislation was stalled by "this Neanderthal crowd" in the House.
"I think I understand the Senate better than any man or women who's ever served in there, and I think I understand the House," he said. "I was surprised this last time. ... The idea we still had to fight? We had to fight to reauthorize?"