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Meet the Bidens
Delaware Sen. Joe Biden
Hometown: Scranton, Pa.
Fact: Brings a wealth of international experience as chairman of the Foreign Relations Committee
Also: Ran for president in 1988, until it was revealed he plagiarized a speech by Briton Neil Kinnock. This election, he called Obama the first mainstream African-American who is articulate and bright and clean and a nice-looking guy.
Hometown: Willow Creek, Pa.
Fact: College English professor who heads the Biden Breast Health Initiative
Also: Married Biden in 1977, five years after his first wife was killed in a car crash