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Beau Biden Nominates His Father, Joe Biden for Vice President
September 6, 2012 at 12:00 AM EDT
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Delaware Attorney General Beau Biden officially nominated his father, Joe Biden -- whom he also attributed as his 'hero' -- for vice president of the United States at the Democratic National Convention on Thursday. As the delegates unanimously approved the nomination, Joe Biden began to tear up.
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