Vice President Joe Biden said Tuesday that his wife, as well as the wife of President Barack Obama, would have had "no chance" in life had it not been for government help. According to vice presidential pool reports:
Vice President Biden met with leaders from 10 colleges this afternoon to kick off a new effort to increase transparency in financial aid packages. …
"I know, literally, Barack and I talk about it. Neither one of us would have had any shot," Biden said. "The same with our wives. Both wives are smarter than both of us. Literally, these very accomplished women would not have any chance without some help."