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Biden's mother 'seriously ill'


Vice President Biden with his mother Jean at the 2008 Democratic National Convention in Denver, Colo. (Mike Segar/Reuters)

Vice President Biden is in Wilmington, Delaware, "where he has gathered with family to spend time with his mother, who has taken seriously ill in recent days," the White House announced Thursday.

Catherine Eugenia "Jean" Biden is 92 and was treated in the hospital after a fall last March.

By Garance Franke-Ruta  |  January 7, 2010; 2:26 PM ET
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Today is Jan.8.2010

Joe Biden's lovely mother has passed away.

She deserves a great place in heaven for giving us such a brave and a good man as a leader of our country. Thanks Mrs. Biden.

Posted by: BOBSTERII | January 8, 2010 6:48 PM | Report abuse

During the last election I was mighty impressed with Jean Biden's life story. It allowed me to see how a strong, inspiring mother can so nicely shape and inspire her children and their children's futures. The Biden Family was truly blessed to have her for a Mom.

Posted by: Kathy33 | January 8, 2010 5:53 PM | Report abuse

Biden is a horrible politican but best wishes to the Bidens during this time. Family matters have nothing to do with politics and I hope for the best for his family.

Posted by: Cryos | January 7, 2010 7:33 PM | Report abuse

May God's love lift you and your family during this time, Mrs. Biden. Thank you for your gifts and those of your son.

Posted by: nhnh | January 7, 2010 3:24 PM | Report abuse

My best wishes To Mrs. Biden and the Biden family.

Posted by: shadowshopper1981 | January 7, 2010 3:09 PM | Report abuse

My prayers are with the Biden family today. That this family crisis comes at a moment of great national concern calls for us to pray for our nation and its leaders and for all the good people in government as well.

Your family needs you at this moment, Mr. Vice President... as does our President.

Posted by: scrivener50 | January 7, 2010 2:41 PM | Report abuse

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