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Mon January 14, 2013

Five Triumphantly Memorable Joe Biden Moments

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After Steve Kornacki unpacked Joe Biden's forgettable status as a 2016 Presidential front-runner, we felt compelled to illuminate all the ways that the Vice President HAS left an indelible mark on our collective memory:

1. Speaking on his unique relationship with the Office of the President:

"Folks, I can tell you I've known eight presidents, three of them intimately." - Aug. 22, 2012

2. On Irish Prime Minister Brian Cowen's very vital and animate mother:

"His mom lived in Long Island for ten years or so. God rest her soul. And- although, she's- wait- your mom's still- your mom's still alive. Your dad passed. God bless her soul." - March 17, 2010

3. Passionately summoning wheelchair-bound Missouri state Sen. Chuck Graham to stand up alongside him:

4. Demonstrating a fiery passion and a wildly ignorant knowledge of microphone mechanics before the President signed the Affordable Care Act:

5. Attempting to connect with an Indian-AmericanĀ citizenĀ on C-SPAN's "Road to the White House" series:

"In Delaware, the largest growth of population is Indian Americans, moving from India. You cannot go to a 7-11 or a Dunkin' Donuts unless you have a slight Indian accent. I'm not joking." - June 17th, 2006

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