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  • Vice President Joe Biden meets with women who have either signed up for coverage or have helped others sign up for insurance under the federal health care law  during a stop at Moose and Sadie's coffee shop Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2014, in Minneapolis. (AP Photo/Jim Mone, Pool)

    Biden: Health care sign-ups may fall short of goal

    Vice President Joe Biden said Wednesday that it would be a good start for the federal health care law if 5 million to 6 million people sign up by the end of March, an acknowledgement that enrollments might fall significantly short of the Obama administration's unofficial target of 7 million.

  • Vice President Joe Biden speaks at America's Central Port in Granite City, Ill., Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2014, to mark the fifth anniversary of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA). At right is former Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood. (AP Photo/Seth Perlman)

    Biden tells Illinois crowd stimulus did its job

    Insisting the five-year-old federal stimulus package staved off a U.S. depression, Vice President Joe Biden toured the mucky site of a future Mississippi River harbor near an Illinois steel town and pressed for continued infrastructure spending he says has helped define the nation.

  • Biden touts health care coverage in Minn. visit

    Vice President Joe Biden is visiting a Minneapolis coffee shop, where he met with a handful of women who got insurance under the federal health care law.

  • Biden to appear Feb. 25 on ABC's 'The View'

    The ladies of ABC's "The View" are getting a special guest next Tuesday: Vice President Joe Biden.

  • First lady Michelle Obama speaks at a National Symposium on Veterans’ Employment in Construction, hosted by the Labor Department, Monday, Feb. 10, 2014, in Washington. Mrs. Obama said a construction industry pledge to hire 100,000 veterans by 2019 isn't only the right and patriotic thing to do, but also a smart thing for business.   (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)

    First lady raves on football’s gay Mike Sam: ‘We couldn’t be prouder’

    First lady Michelle Obama, along with vice president Joe Biden, sent out separate words of encouragement and motivation to recently self-outed college football standout and NFL draft pick, Michael Sam.

  • FILE - In this Jan. 1, 2014, file photo, Missouri senior defensive lineman Michael Sam speaks to the media during an NCAA college football news conference in Irving, Texas. Sam says he is gay, and he could become the first openly homosexual player in the NFL. (AP Photo/Brandon Wade, File)

    White House praises gay Mo. player's announcement

    The White House is applauding a University of Missouri football player's decision to announce that he is gay, with President Barack Obama's spokesman, first lady Michelle Obama and Vice President Joe Biden all portraying him as a courageous and inspirational athlete.

  • Vice President Joe Biden, left, joins former Vice President Walter Mondale and his family for the memorial service for Joan Mondale, at Westminster Presbyterian Church, Saturday, Feb. 8, 2014 in Minneapolis. Seated with Mondale, second from left, is son Ted, left, former first lady Rosalynn Carter, former President Jimmy Carter and Mondale son William, right. Joan Mondale, 83,  died Feb. 3. (AP Photo/Jim Mone)

    Dignitaries, family bid farewell to Joan Mondale

    Political dignitaries joined family members at Saturday's memorial service for Joan Mondale, the wife of a former vice president who was remembered as "a highly charged battery of positive energy" for her passion and persistence about arts, politics and community.

  • 2 Mondale sons to do readings at mom's service

    Former President Jimmy Carter and Vice President Joe Biden will pay tribute to Joan Adams Mondale and her two sons will read from Scripture at the former second lady's memorial service.

  • NYC mayor rips Biden's dig at LaGuardia Airport

    New York Mayor Bill de Blasio (dih BLAH'-zee-oh) doesn't care for Vice President Joe Biden's criticisms of the city's LaGuardia Airport.

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