Biden Touts Administration's Record During N.H. Visit

Feb 25, 2015

Vice President Joe Biden paid a visit to Wednesday. He collected an award at UNH law school, visited a community college and promoted the Obama administration’s economic record.

Speaking at the Warren Rudman center at UNH law, Biden told a crowd that included Rudman’s children that the former NH senator embodied public service and the ethos of his state.

Biden speaking at the Rudman Center at the UNH School of Law in Concord
Credit NHPR Staff

"He served forthright, frugal and fair, everything about him, everything about him."

Biden went on to offer a stout defense of Obama administration policies including the Affordable Care Act, the Dodd-Frank financial law, and the President’s plan to increase taxes on the wealthy to offer two years of tuition-free community college.

"So look, what this is all about is rebuilding the consensus that rebuilding the middle class is the best way to regain and maintain our economic strength and security."

The Vice President also decried the big money flowing into politics and said leaders in both parties need to find a way to blunt its effect. The visit is Biden’s third in three weeks to an early voting state.

Biden hasn’t ruled out a third run for President but says he won’t announce his intentions until summer.