Biden was born in 1942 in Scranton, Pennsylvania. When he was 10 years old, his family moved to Clayton, Delaware. He graduated from the University of Delaware with a degree in history and political science and received his law degree from the Syracuse University Law School. Biden practiced law and worked as a public defender before seeking public office. Joe Biden is a former Democratic vice president of the United States. He announced that he was running for president on April 25, 2019. With the plurality of pledged delegates, Biden became the presumptive Democratic nominee on April 8, 2020
Biden framed his campaign as a challenge to President Donald trump. I believe history will look back on four years of this president and all he embraces as an aberrant moment in time. But if we give Donald Trump eight years in the White House, he will forever and fundamentally alter the character of this nation who we are and I cannot stand by and watch that happen he said
Biden launched his first presidential bid in 1987 but withdrew from the race. He launched a second presidential campaign in 2007, dropping out of the race following the 2008 Iowa caucuses, where he placed fifth. Then candidate Barack Obama announced Biden was his choice for running mate in August 2008, and the pair won the general election.Biden served as vice president from 2009 to 2017.