Supporters at Labor Day parade shout 'Run, Joe, run!' at Biden

Vice President Joe Biden.
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Vice President Joe Biden spent Labor Day in Pittsburgh, and told supporters who cheered "Run, Joe, run!" that they were asking the wrong person.

"You got to talk to my wife," he responded. "I've got to talk to my wife about that." Biden was in Pittsburgh to attend a Labor Day parade and to speak in front of 200 union workers and their families at the United Steelworkers' headquarters, NBC News reports. While there, he drew on talking points that might one day end up in a campaign speech, saying too many companies are more concerned about putting profits into stock buybacks and leaders "don't look out for you." American companies are returning to the U.S. from setting up shop overseas, he said, but in order to be successful they have to offer higher wages, invest in infrastructure, and give workers better access to education.

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Catherine Garcia

Catherine Garcia is night editor for TheWeek.com. Her writing and reporting has appeared in Entertainment Weekly and EW.com, The New York Times, The Book of Jezebel, and other publications. A Southern California native, Catherine is a graduate of the University of Redlands and the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism.