- Vice President Joe Biden tore into presumptive Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney on Sunday in Detroit, echoing similar remarks that he made in front of the National Education Association almost a month ago.
- Biden faced 2,500 delegates at the national convention of the American Federation of Teachers, accusing Romney of not valuing public education and not trusting teachers.
- A spokesman for the Romney campaign responded, saying that Biden and President Obama are putting the interests of unions ahead of the interests of students.
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Vice President Joe Biden, in a speech Sunday to the nation’s second largest teachers unions, said Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney doesn’t treat public education as a priority and distrusts the hardworking teachers who struggle to create opportunity for the nation’s young people. ...