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Make Hope & History Rhyme: Joe Biden Reads Seamus Heaney
World Affairs Council: Nor Cal - World Affairs Council of Northern California
The World Affairs Council of Northern California presents Meet the 2008 Presidential Candidates: Senator Joe BidenFor three decades, Joseph Biden has served on the Senate's Foreign Relations Committee. When he became Chairman in January, he immediately held high-profile hearings on Iraq, and the Committee passed a resolution to stop George Bush from sending more American troops to Iraq.As one of the Democratic candidates for president, Biden is outspoken on the Administration's handling of the war. On March 26, 2007 the Washington Post said "Sen. Joseph Biden of Delaware... is the only Democratic contender so far to have offered up a detailed, long-term plan for Iraq."Biden thinks the Democratic party has become too timid and believes there are practical answers to the challenges America faces. Come hear Senator Biden firsthand on how he plans to restore the middle class and America's standing in the world.