FILE - In this Sept. 16, 1987, file photo, then-Senate Judiciary Chairman Joseph Biden Jr., of Delaware, left, speaks with Sen. Edward Kennedy, D-Mass., during the confirmations hearings for Supreme ... more 
FILE - In this Sept. 16, 1987, file photo, then-Senate Judiciary Chairman Joseph Biden Jr., of Delaware, left, speaks with Sen. Edward Kennedy, D-Mass., during the confirmations hearings for Supreme Court nominee Robert H. Bork on Capitol Hill in Washington. In May, after Joe Biden tripped up his boss by voicing support for same-sex marriage while the president remained on the fence, there was speculation about whether the remarks were spontaneous or deliberate. But to those who know Biden, there was no doubt. He was just speaking his mind. (AP Photo/John Duricka, File) less 
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