Joe Biden: Biography, Presidency, and Political Journey – From Senator to 46th President of the United States

Explore the life of Joe Biden, his political career, presidency, and personal life. Learn about his journey to the White House." Explore the life of Joe Biden, his political career, presidency, and personal life. Learn about his journey to the White House." Explore the life of Joe Biden, his political career, presidency, and personal life. Learn about his journey to the White House."

Joe Biden became the 46th president of the United States on 20 January 2021 and also he was the vice president Of the United States at the US capital during the 59th presidential inauguration ceremony. In today’s article, we will get to know about the biography of US President Joe Biden. He is the 46th president of the United States and defeated ex-president Donald Trump in the 2020 presidential election. During the Barack Obama Administration, he served as the 47th Vice-President from 2009 to 2017 and from 1973 to 2009 and he also represented Delaware in the US Senate. 

 

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Birth, Education, and Early Life

Joe Biden was born on 20 November 1942 to Jean Biden and Joseph Robinette Biden in the U.S. St. Mary’s Hospital. Before The birth of Joe Biden his father Was wealthy But Later on they suffered an Economic loss. During his school time, he was president of his junior and senior both. IN 1965 he graduated with a BA degree with a double Major in History And Political Science and a minor in English. After 3 years He received his law degree from Syracuse University and worked as a lawyer From 1968 to 1970. He also served for New Castle council in the senate in 1972. On 3 January 1973 at the age of 30, he was elected to the US senate and began his services. He was the youngest man ever To serve in the Senate and continued to serve as Delaware’s senator until 2009.

 

Career

He served as a clerk in the Wilmington Law Firm Which was headed by local republican William Prickett. There he found himself as a Republican also he disliked the Incumbent Democratic Governor Charles and supported the liberal Republican, Russel W. Peterson. In 1969 he started practicing law as a public defender and Later he registered as a Democrat. He went for the 4th district seat on the New Castle Country Council in 1970 and won the election later on he served in office from  5 January 1973 to 1 January 1973. His family members helped Him in campaigning by meeting the public face-to-face.

 

 Personal Life

On 27 August 1966, he married Neilia Hunter and the couple gave birth to three children– Joseph R. “Beau” Biden III, Robert Hunter Biden, and Naomi Christina “Amy” Biden.A few weeks after the election, his wife Neilia and Naomi were killed in an Accident on 18 December 1972. Later on, he met Jill Tracy Jacobs on a blind date in 1975 and married her on 17 June 1977 at the United Nations New York. The couple gave birth to Ashley Blazer.

 

18th longest-serving Senator in the U.S. History

Joe Biden was elected to the Senate in 1972 and was re-elected in  1978, 1984, 1990, 1996, 2002, and 2008 and this makes him the 18th longest-serving Senator in the U.S. History.

 

2008 Presidential Election

He chose not to go for the US Presidential Elections in 1992 and 2004 also January 2007 he declared his candidacy for the 2008 Presidential Election. However, on 3 January 2008, he withdrew. After his withdrawal, Obama requested Biden for the vice-presidential post in his administration, which was initially not accepted by Biden. However, after conducting secret meetings with Biden. Later on, he was declared as his Running mate.

 

2012 Presidential Election

In October 2010, Obama requested him to be his running mate for the 2012 Presidential Election. Later on they both were announced as the President and Vice-President of the U.S. on 6 november 2012. And on 21 October 2015, Biden announced not to go for the 2016 Presidential Election. 

 

2020 Presidential Election 

On 25 April 2019, Joe Biden started his campaign for the 2020 Presidential Election, and on 11 August 2020, he announced U.S. Senator Kamala Harris of California as his running mate. Senatore is the first African American and also  South Asian American vice-presidential nominee. And after in November 2020 he was elected as the 46th President and his running mate  as the vice president of the United States after Defeating Donald Trump and Mike Pence; moreover, he is also the second non-incumbent Vice President to be elected as president.

 

 

Outlook Towards some issues

In the 1974 interview given by him, he presented himself as liberal on civil rights, senior citizen concerns, Healthcare, and liberties. But on some issues, he is also conservative on issues like abortion and military conscription. In 1984 he was A Democratic manager of the controversial Comprehensive Crime Control Act which included the Federal Assault Weapons Ban and the Violence Against Women Act. Also in 2019,  he voted in favor of banning gays from serving in the armed forces and in 1996 in favor of the Defense of Marriage Act. According to this act, same-sex marriage is prohibited and this act was ruled unconstitutional in 2015. Later on, he declared his candidacy for the 1988 Democratic Presidential nomination. But after his false or exaggerated claims over his early life, he withdrew from the elections on 23 September 1987. From 1987 to 1995, Biden chaired the  Senate Committee on the Judiciary and from 1981 to 1987, and from 1995 to 1997 also he was a ranking minority member. Also in 1997 he became a ranking minority member of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee.

 

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