Vice President Biden Touts Recovery Summer; Ready for Midterm Elections

Vice President Joe Biden says “the heavy lifting is over.” He is talking about the Obama Administration  accomplishments which includes the recent Financial Regulation  law signed by President Obama on Wednesday.

The vice president  talked to Democrats at a fundraiser in Raleigh, NC.

“Now that the heavy lifting is over, we can go out and make our case,” Biden said at a fundraiser in North Carolina, according to a pool report.

The administration expected to make the case that they pass major legislation Financial  Reform, Health Care Reform and the $787 Billion stimulus package.

A few priorities did not pass including campaign finance  reform and  cap-and-trade energy reform.

Biden  said the Administration brought nation back from the brink compared to the Bush  Administration.

“We stabilized the financial system,” Biden said. We were on the brink of a depression … We avoided a total economic meltdown,” he said. “There are 3 million [more] Americans working today than there were before we took office.

“Barack and I are realists,” the vice president added. “Government is not the answer. But we also know we can plant seeds. These seeds that have been planted have generated whole new industries.”

The Hill Newspaper


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