In the 2008 U.S. presidential election, Barack Obama chose Joe Biden to be his running mate in the race, which they won. Biden became the first Roman Catholic, and the first Delawarean, to be Vice President of the United States.

Biden was born on November 20, 1942. He is an American politician who is the 47th and current Vice President of the United States, jointly elected twice with President Barack Obama to serve as a top executive of the U.S. As a member of the Democratic Party, Biden represented Delaware as a United States Senator from 1973 until becoming Vice President in 2009.

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