Joe BidenFormer Vice President
Joe Biden served as Vice President under President Obama from 2008-2016. Previously, he served as U.S. Senator from Delaware for 36 years.
Unions and Workers
Has proposed expanding access to healthcare by building on the Affordable Care Act and creating a federal public option that would co-exist with employer-sponsored and other private insurance.
Believes we need reform that addresses the root causes of migration and secures our borders.
Introduced the Senate’s first climate change bill in 1986. Supports the Green New Deal.
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Biden won support from the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers and the Amalgamated Transit Union the same week Iowa voters kicked off the campaign season.
Citing his record as vice president, many union members expressed disappointment with Biden who was unable to pass legislation to expand union rights and created a tax that affected some members’ health insurance plans.
Biden said he would fire ICE agents for arresting or deporting immigrants for crimes that are not felonies.
At a recent candidate forum on education, Biden pushed for free community college.
Biden unveiled a plan to roll back President Trump’s immigraiton policies like family separation in favor of reinstating protections for Dreamers. Biden stopped short of decriminalizing border crossings, a policy favored by Warren and Sanders.
Biden released a new plan that would raise taxes on corporations by $1 trillion to invest in healthcare, climate, infrastructure and education.