January 3, 2008 - Announces his withdrawal from the presidential race.
August 23, 2008 - Is named the vice presidential running mate of Barack Obama.
November 4, 2008 - Is elected vice president of the United States.
January 15, 2009 - Resigns from the Senate.
January 20, 2009 - Is sworn in as vice president of the United States.
February 7, 2009 - Delivers first major speech as vice president at a security conference in Germany.
September 1, 2010 - Presides over a ceremony in Iraq to formally mark the end of the U.S. combat mission in Iraq.
November 6, 2012 - Barack Obama and Biden are re-elected as president and vice president of the United States defeating Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan.
January 20, 2013 - Is sworn in for his second term as vice president of the United States.