"I have had it up to here with that notion of 47 percent," Biden said in the debate. "It's about time to take responsibility. Instead of signing pledges to Grover Norquist, not to ask the wealthiest among us to contribute to bring back the middle class, they should be signing a pledge to the middle class saying, 'We are going to level the playing field and give you a fair shot again.'"
Biden attacks Romney-Ryan on the 47 percent
"I have had it up to here with that notion of 47 percent," Biden said in the debate
Published October 12, 2012 1:41AM (EDT)
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