In 1977, Vice President Biden married Jill Jacobs. Jill Biden, who
holds a Ph.D. in Education, has been an educator for over two decades
and currently teaches at a DC-area community college.
As a Senator from Delaware for 36 years, Senator Biden established
himself as a leader on some of our nation’s most important domestic and
international challenges. As Chairman or Ranking Member of the Senate
Judiciary Committee for 17 years,
Ashley is a social worker and Hunter is an attorney.Vice President
Biden has five grandchildren: Naomi, Finnegan, Roberta Mabel ,
Natalie, and Robert Hunter.
then-Senator Biden was widely
recognized for his work on criminal justice issues including the
landmark 1994 Crime Bill and the Violence Against Women Act.
The Vice President
has three children: Beau, Hunter, and Ashley. Beau serves as Delaware’s
Attorney General and recently returned home from Iraq where he served
as a Captain in the 261st Signal Brigade of the Delaware National Guard.
He has been at the forefront of issues and legislation related
to terrorism, weapons of mass destruction, post-Cold War Europe, the
Middle East, and Southwest Asia.
or Ranking Member of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee since 1997,
then-Senator Biden played a pivotal role in shaping U.S. foreign