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Joseph Biden as vice-president of the United States

Vice President Joe Biden (back left) and Speaker Nancy Pelosi watch as President Barack Obama makes his first State of the Union address before a joint session of Congress in Washington, D.C. Obama laid out a comprehensive approach to solving the economic and fiscal crises facing the nation. The date was February 24, 2009. Joe Biden was vice president under Obama for eight years, from 2009-17. He was then himself elected president in 2000, taking office in 2021. Joe Biden was born in 1942, so he turned 67 the year this photo was taken.

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