Where Did Joe Biden Grow Up?


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U.S. Vice President Joe Biden is originally from Scranton, Pennsylvania. Born on Nov. 20, 1942, Biden and his family moved to Claymont, Delaware, in 1953.

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Joe Biden is the 47th vice president of the United States, serving with President Barack Obama. Biden's political career began with his election to the New Castle, Delaware, county council. At age 29, he became a U.S. senator and served in that capacity for 36 years. Biden has extensive experience in foreign policy and international matters. He served on the Senate Judiciary Committee for 17 years and the Foreign Relations Committee for 12 years, and he advises President Obama on a wide range of international issues. Biden is a graduate of the University of Delaware and Syracuse Law School, and as of 2015, is married to Jill Biden.

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