Vice President Joe Biden speaks during a campaign rally at the Culinary Academy Events Center, Thursday, Oct. 18, 2012, in Las Vegas. Biden, on Thursday, derided the campaigns of Republ

 

              Vice President Joe Biden speaks during a campaign rally at the Culinary Academy Events Center, Thursday, Oct. 18, 2012, in Las Vegas. Biden, on Thursday, derided the campaigns of Republ
Vice President Joe Biden speaks during a campaign rally at the Culinary Academy Events Center, Thursday, Oct. 18, 2012, in Las Vegas. Biden, on Thursday, derided the campaigns of Republican challenger Mitt Romney and vice presidential candidate Paul Ryan as being built on negative views of "makers" and "takers" in America, with half the population dependent on the other for support. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson)