Vice President Joe Biden said Wednesday that people in Washington don’t think it’s a good thing to be labeled as middle class.
Speaking at the American Association of Port Authorities convention in Houston, Biden reminded attendees of his nickname, "Middle-Class Joe."
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"In Washington, that's not meant as a compliment–it means you're not sophisticated," Biden said.
Biden is one of the top choices Democrats have for president in 2016. He will speak to the Democracy Alliance, a group of liberal mega-donors, meeting in Washington on Friday.