Gotta Watch: Biden's speech swap; goodbye Gibbs; congress-light
Vice President Joe Biden brokers a mint for his speech.
January 6th, 2011
10:43 AM ET

Gotta Watch: Biden's speech swap; goodbye Gibbs; congress-light

Biden speechless – Only a child destined for politics would be clever enough to steal Vice President Joe Biden's speech. Here, Oregon Sen. Ron Wyden's three-year-old son swipes Biden's speech and refuses to give it back until Biden brokers a deal with him for a mint. We'll be keeping an eye on you, William Wyden.

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Best of the briefing room – Next month, press secretary Robert Gibbs will be leaving the White House briefing room for good. Here's a collection of some of our favorite press room moments.

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Lighter side of Congress – Yesterday as the 112th Congress convened, we were keeping track of some of the lighter moments of the day. And what would a Congressional gathering be without another slip-up from Vice President Biden.

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  1. Cesar

    I think that the mint was probably worth more and more interesting.

    January 6, 2011 at 11:19 am | Report abuse |
  2. Frank

    People of the United States of America,
    The CNN Headline should really read;

    " VP Biden caught RED HANDED in Senate Bribery Scandle,
    calls for his Resignation run Rampant".

    January 6, 2011 at 11:33 am | Report abuse |
    • IrvineLawyer

      Whoah how did you manage to swipe Fox News' transcripts?

      January 6, 2011 at 4:34 pm | Report abuse |
  3. MassiveMarbles

    Republicans would rather see us at WAR with the world and spending 1 billion a month on that than spending the money on healthcare for our entire nation. As long as there are contrasting views of opinion like this on where money should be spent, two things are certain, we will always be at war and the US government does not consider the health of its citizens worthy a investment.

    January 6, 2011 at 1:36 pm | Report abuse |
    • Jonathan

      The only role of Government is National Defense. I do not want a Government taking my money and giving it to someone else. it does not help them or me.

      don't believe it? Since LBJ started the Great Society we gave over 6 Trillion dollars away and have more people depending on government than ever before. Why do you think that is? Consider a bird feeder for inspiration.

      January 6, 2011 at 4:20 pm | Report abuse |
  4. MassiveMarbles

    *worthy of investment...

    January 6, 2011 at 1:37 pm | Report abuse |


    January 6, 2011 at 3:52 pm | Report abuse |
  6. Observer

    That little girl has good instincts.

    January 6, 2011 at 4:20 pm | Report abuse |
    • Johnson

      You are right that the little girl has good instincts.........she kept her hands to herself.

      January 6, 2011 at 4:32 pm | Report abuse |
  7. rp

    why does it always come down to partisanship marbles? honestly none of these videos are really talking about spending money or bashing one another but for some reason you had to bash republicans. maybe you're the problem?

    January 6, 2011 at 4:27 pm | Report abuse |
  8. rp

    and btw if you think this sounds messed up then try thinking about it a little more but. to preserve peace a nation must project power. if the US doesn't do it then trust me there will be another country filling the void and flexing their muscles. peace doesn't work when everyone is jockeying to be better than the next. there needs to be an alpha dog to keep the world at bay.

    January 6, 2011 at 4:30 pm | Report abuse |