Biden Apologizes to Obama on Slip

    Vice President Joe Biden gestures while speaking to students and educators about student loans, Thursday, May 10, 2012, during a White House Briefing on College Affordability in the Eisenhower Executive Office Building on the White House campus in Washington. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)

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    It’s not like the vice president had never spoken out of turn before. But Joe Biden still apologized to President Obama for his candid statements about his comfort level with gay marriage three days before the president made his own statement saying he supported it. The apology took place in the Oval Office, moments before the president voiced his views on ABC. Obama said Biden was, “a little bit over his skis,” but made the comments “out of generosity of spirit.”

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