who is joe biden

Who is Joe Biden? At the start of his career, Joe Biden worked for a short time as a lawyer and then moved to politics. He became the fifth-youngest US Senator in history as well as the longest-serving Senator in Delaware. His 2008 presidential campaign was not a success, but Barack Obama selected Biden as the 47th Vice President of the United States. In 2017, at the end of his term, Obama presented Biden with the Presidential Medal of Freedom.

Joe Biden Early Career

Long before Biden reached one of the highest political positions in the country, he grew up in Scranton in northeastern Pennsylvania.

He attended a local university in Delaware where he studied political science, history and loved to play football. He has admitted that during college he was not serious about school but much more interested in playing football, girls, and parties.

Joe Biden was an ordinary law student. During his freshman year at Syracuse, he dropped out of class having misquoted a reference to a legal review article. Although he claims it was unintentional negligence, the incident would haunt him later in his career.

Joe Biden Political Career

After graduating from law school in 1968, Biden moved to Wilmington, Delaware. He was an active member of the Democratic Party and was elected to the New Castle County Council in 1970. While working as a consultant. Later, Biden started his law firm in 1971.

Joe Biden Running for President

After establishing himself as one of Washington’s most prominent lawmakers in 1987, Joe Biden put forward his ambition to run for President of the United States. But later, he has to resign from the Democratic Party as news emerged that he copied some part of his speech.

On 25 April 2019, Biden declared the news that he will run for presidential elections in 2020. On 30 November 2020, many countries were counting ballots to be sent long after voting was over.  The voting results were in favor of Biden in the states of Wisconsin and Michigan and reports of his winning in Arizona, Nevada, and Georgia. He successfully won the presidential race over president trump and became the 46th president of the United States. He will enter the office in January 2021.