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Vice President Joseph R. Biden takes the oath of office, administered by Supreme Court Associate Justice Sonia Sotomayor at the residence of the vice president at the U.S. Naval Observatory as Jill Biden looks on, on Sunday, Jan. 20, 2012, in Washington. (AP Photo/New York Times, Josh Haner, Pool)

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President Obama, accompanied by Vice President Joseph R. Biden (left), hugs 8-year-old letter writer Grant Fritz during a news conference on proposals to reduce gun violence on Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2013, in the South Court Auditorium at the White House complex in Washington. Mr. Obama and Mr. Biden were joined by law enforcement officials, lawmakers and children who wrote the president about gun violence following the shooting at an elementary school in Newtown, Conn., last month. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)

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**FILE** Vice President Joseph R. Biden speaks during a meeting with representatives from the video game industry in the Eisenhower Executive Office Building on the White House complex in Washington on Jan. 11, 2013. Biden is holding a series of meetings this week as part of the effort he is leading to develop policy proposals in response to the Newtown, Conn., school shooting. (Associated Press)

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President Obama, accompanied by Vice President Joseph R. Biden and children who wrote the president about gun violence following last month's shooting at an elementary school in Newtown, Conn., signs executive orders to reduce gun violence on Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2013, in the South Court Auditorium at the White House complex in Washington. From left are Mr. Biden; Hinna Zeejah, 8; Nadia Zeejah, Hinna’s mother; Taejah Goode, 10; Kimberly Graves, Taejah’s mother; Julia Stokes, 11; Dr. Theophil Stokes, Julia’s father; and Grant Fritz, 8. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)

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Vice President Joseph R. Biden addresses the U.S. Conference of Mayors 81st winter meeting in Washington on Jan. 17, 2013. (Associated Press)

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Vice President Joseph R. Biden addresses the U.S. Conference of Mayors 81st winter meeting in Washington on Jan. 17, 2013. (Associated Press)

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Vice President Joseph R. Biden addresses the U.S. Conference of Mayors 81st winter meeting in Washington on Jan. 17, 2013. (Associated Press)

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"This is our first task as a society, keeping our children safe," President Obama said Wednesday as he and Vice President Joseph R. Biden announced their legislative and executive agenda to curb gun violence in America. (Associated Press)

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"This is our first task as a society, keeping our children safe," President Obama said Wednesday as he and Vice President Joseph R. Biden announced their legislative and executive agenda to curb gun violence in America. (Associated Press)

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President Obama, accompanied by Vice President Joseph R. Biden and children who wrote the president about gun violence following last month's shooting at an elementary school in Newtown, Conn., signs executive orders to reduce gun violence on Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2013, in the South Court Auditorium at the White House complex in Washington. From left are Mr. Biden; Hinna Zeejah, 8; Nadia Zeejah, Hinna’s mother; Taejah Goode, 10; Kimberly Graves, Taejah’s mother; Julia Stokes, 11; Dr. Theophil Stokes, Julia’s father; and Grant Fritz, 8. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)

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**FILE** President Obama, accompanied by Vice President Joseph R. Biden and children who wrote the president about gun violence following last month's shooting at an elementary school in Newtown, Conn., signs executive orders to reduce gun violence on Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2013, in the South Court Auditorium at the White House complex in Washington. From left are Mr. Biden; Hinna Zeejah, 8; Nadia Zeejah, Hinna’s mother; Taejah Goode, 10; Kimberly Graves, Taejah’s mother; Julia Stokes, 11; Dr. Theophil Stokes, Julia’s father; and Grant Fritz, 8. (Associated Press)

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President Obama, accompanied by Vice President Joseph R. Biden (left), hugs 8-year-old letter writer Grant Fritz during a news conference on proposals to reduce gun violence on Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2013, in the South Court Auditorium at the White House complex in Washington. Mr. Obama and Mr. Biden were joined by law enforcement officials, lawmakers and children who wrote the president about gun violence following the shooting at an elementary school in Newtown, Conn., last month. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)

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President Obama, accompanied by Vice President Joseph R. Biden (left), hugs 8-year-old letter writer Grant Fritz during a news conference on proposals to reduce gun violence on Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2013, in the South Court Auditorium at the White House complex in Washington. Mr. Obama and Mr. Biden were joined by law enforcement officials, lawmakers and children who wrote the president about gun violence following the shooting at an elementary school in Newtown, Conn., last month. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)

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Vice President Joseph R. Biden listens as President Obama announces his assignment to head a task force to look into the causes of gun violence. Mr. Biden is to consult Cabinet officials and outside groups and submit proposals to the president by the end of January. (Associated Press)

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** FILE ** Vice President Joseph R. Biden salutes after arriving to speak before the 2012 National Educational Association's annual meeting on Tuesday, July 3, 2012, in Washington. (Associated Press)

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Vice President Joseph R. Biden speaks during a meeting with representatives from the video game industry in the Eisenhower Executive Office Building on the White House complex in Washington on Jan. 11, 2013. Biden is holding a series of meetings this week as part of the effort he is leading to develop policy proposals in response to the Newtown, Conn., school shooting. (Associated Press)

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Vice President Joseph R. Biden (right), accompanied by Attorney General Eric H. Holder Jr., speaks during a meeting with sportsmen and sportswomen and wildlife interest groups on Thursday, Jan. 10, 2013, in the Eisenhower Executive Office Building at the White House complex in Washington. Mr. Biden is holding a series of meetings this week as part of the effort to develop policy proposals in response to the Newtown, Conn., school shootings. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)

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Vice President Joseph R. Biden (right) administers the Senate oath to Sen. Ted Cruz, Texas Republican, accompanied by his wife, Heidi Nelson, and daughters Caroline and Catherine (second from right) during a mock swearing-in ceremony on Capitol Hill in Washington on Thursday, Jan. 3, 2013, as the 113th Congress officially began. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

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Vice President Joseph R. Biden administers the Senate oath to Sen. Chris Murphy, Connecticut Democrat, accompanied by his wife, Catherine, and sons, Rider and Owen (right) during a mock swearing-in ceremony on Capitol Hill in Washington on Thursday, Jan. 3, 2013, as the 113th Congress began. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

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Vice President Joseph R. Biden administers the Senate oath to Sen. Chris Murphy, Connecticut Democrat, accompanied by his wife, Catherine, and sons, Rider and Owen (right) during a mock swearing-in ceremony on Capitol Hill in Washington on Thursday, Jan. 3, 2013, as the 113th Congress began. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)