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WATCH:  Joe Biden speaks with Meghan McCain about his late son Beau's battle with cancer

WATCH: Joe Biden speaks with Meghan McCain about his late son Beau's battle with cancer

Biden discussed his family's journey dealing with the illness and death of his son.
WATCH:  Joe Biden talks his relationship with President Obama

WATCH: Joe Biden talks his relationship with President Obama

Biden opened up about his friendship with Obama and what he wants to do for the rest of his life.
WATCH:  Doug Jones defeats Roy Moore in Alabama Senate race

WATCH: Doug Jones defeats Roy Moore in Alabama Senate race

"The View" co-hosts discuss the outcome of the Alabama special election.
WATCH:  Former Vice President Joe Biden talks Doug Jones' win, Trump's Twitter feud with Gillibrand

WATCH: Former Vice President Joe Biden talks Doug Jones' win, Trump's Twitter feud with Gillibrand

Biden discussed Tuesday night's special election in Alabama and the president's war of words with Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand.
ANALYSIS: Alabama result more about the GOP and Trump than Alabama

ANALYSIS: Alabama result more about the GOP and Trump than Alabama

The vast majority of voters in our country are frustrated with the status quo.
WATCH:  Rosenstein defends Mueller, FBI; pushes back at suggestion of bias in Russia probe

WATCH: Rosenstein defends Mueller, FBI; pushes back at suggestion of bias in Russia probe

Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein offered a strong defense of Robert Mueller's appointment and actions as special counsel Wednesday.
Rosenstein defends Mueller, FBI; pushes back at suggestion of bias in Russia probe

Rosenstein defends Mueller, FBI; pushes back at suggestion of bias in Russia probe

Trump earlier said that he believed the FBI's reputation to be "in tatters."
EPA watchdog to investigate Scott Pruitt's $25,000 'secure phone booth'

EPA watchdog to investigate Scott Pruitt's $25,000 'secure phone booth'

He had a $25,000 "privacy booth" with a secure phone line placed in his office.
WATCH:  Al Franken's Senate replacement announced

WATCH: Al Franken's Senate replacement announced

Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton appointed fellow Democrat Lt. Gov. Tina Smith.
WATCH:  Biden comforts emotional Meghan McCain about her father's cancer diagnosis

WATCH: Biden comforts emotional Meghan McCain about her father's cancer diagnosis

"I couldn't get through your book, I tried," Meghan McCain shared with former Vice President Joe Biden on "The View" on Wednesday. "Your son Beau had the same cancer that my father was diagnosed with
Biden praises Jones after Alabama upset: 'This is not just about rejecting Trump'

Biden praises Jones after Alabama upset: 'This is not just about rejecting Trump'

The former vice president was interviewed on "The View."
WATCH:  Biden praises his friend Doug Jones after Alabama upset

WATCH: Biden praises his friend Doug Jones after Alabama upset

Former Vice President Joe Biden was excited this morning about his former colleague Doug Jones' win special election Senate win in Alabama.
Minnesota's next senator: Quiet organizer, late to politics

Minnesota's next senator: Quiet organizer, late to politics

The woman who has been touted to replace Minnesota Sen. Al Franken in the U.S. Senate is a behind-the-scenes player who spent years in chief-of-staff roles before only recently holding office herself
Sen. Gillibrand says Trump used sexual innuendo to stifle her voice

Sen. Gillibrand says Trump used sexual innuendo to stifle her voice

"Well, certainly that's how I and many people read it."
WATCH:  Senator alleges plot to smear him

WATCH: Senator alleges plot to smear him

Sen. Chuck Schumer's office claims the Senate Democratic Leader was the target of an attempted smear campaign in which someone forged a sexual harassment claim against him and shopped phony court
WATCH:  Tillerson to North Korea: 'We're ready' to meet 'without precondition'

WATCH: Tillerson to North Korea: 'We're ready' to meet 'without precondition'

The offer to North Korea comes amid crippling sanctions on the country and high tension over its nuclear weapons program -- and just after another intercontinental ballistic missile test two weeks
Florida men who dragged shark behind boat charged with cruelty

Florida men who dragged shark behind boat charged with cruelty

The three men were seen on a viral video torturing the shark.
Donald Trump Jr. slated to speak to Senate Intelligence Committee

Donald Trump Jr. slated to speak to Senate Intelligence Committee

This will be the third time the president's eldest son is questioned.
WATCH:  What Doug Jones' win could mean for the Senate

WATCH: What Doug Jones' win could mean for the Senate

ABC News' Matthew Dowd, Jonathan Karl and Mary Bruce analyze the implications of a Democrat taking over the GOP-held seat in Alabama and fallout from President Trump's endorsement of Roy Moore.