For those who insist that Biden hasn't accomplished anything in his 47-year
Reviving Our Economy

as Vice President, Joe oversaw the implementation of the American Recovery
and Reinvestment Act in 2009, then the biggest economic recovery plan in our
country's history.
Hepled rebuild the American economy and save the American auto industry,
lifting us out of the Great Recession
Brokered Senate negotiations between Democrats and Republicans to pass the
Budget Control Act of 2011 and avert a federal government shutdown
Led a review in 2014 of federal employment and training programs that reach
more than 21 million people per year, retooling $1.5 billion in grants to align with job-driven training best practices
Expanding Access to Healthcare

Helped pass Obamacare (Affordable Care Act), guaranteeing health coverage
for Americans with pre-existing conditions and 20 million who were previously uninsured
Helped launch a "Cancer Moonshot" initiative in 2016 to accelerate efforts
to prevent, diagnose and treat cancer
Advancing Women's Rights and Gender Equity

Sponsored the original Violence Against Women Act in 1994, leading to a
major decline in intimate partner violence, from 2.1 million victims in 1994
to 907,000 in 2010
Oversaw the confirmation of Ruth Bader Ginsburg as the second woman in the
history of the Supreme Court in 1993
As chair of an all-male Senate Judiciary Committee, advocated the addition
of Senators Dianne Feinstein and Carol Moseley Braun
Climate Change

cosponsored proposed legislation to curb greenhouse gas emissions in 2007
Called for American participation in UN climate negotiations in 2005
introduced one of the Senate's first climate change bills, in 1986, leading
to the creation of a task force on global warming
utilized his experience working across the aisle to establish a pragmatic plan to cut carbon emissions and secure a sustainable future
oversaw the disbursement of $90 billion for clean energy as part of the 2009
Recovery Act.
solar power increased 20x between the years 2008 and 2016
Promoting Peace and Security

secured the passage of arms limitation agreements in 1979 between the United
States and the Soviet Union, reducing the risk of global nuclear disaster
advocated for economic sanctions against South Africa's apartheid government
pushed for U.S. intervention in the Yugoslav Wars of the 1990s, ending ethnic cleansing and bringing peace to the region
supported expanding NATO to include Warsaw Pact nations Poland, Hungary, and the Czech Republic, advancing the cause of an undivided, democratic and peaceful Europe
Protecting our children

served as the primary sponsor of the PROTECT Our Children Act of 2008, helping law enforcement agencies to investigate and prosecute child
sponsored and introduced the Criminal History Background Checks Pilot Extension Act of 2008, allowing volunteer organizations - such as children's sports groups - to obtain national and state criminal history background
checks on their volunteers
Policing & criminal justice reform

Co-authored the 1994 crime bill, which has been credited w/decreasing levels of violent crime, but also increasing rates of incarceration. Biden has recognized flaws w/ the org bill & his proposed policies look to address many of the concerns
Stopping Far-Right Judges

as ranking member of the Senate Judiciary Committee, blocked Jeff Sessions
from becoming a federal judge in 1986
Blocked the nomination of Robert Bork, who wanted to roll back advances in
civil rights, to the Supreme Court in 1987.

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