Today is Vice President Joe Biden’s 70th birthday.  Let’s celebrate with a look back, shall we?

Here’s then-Sen. Joe Biden in 1974:

Happy Birthday, Joe Biden!

Here’s Joe in 1988 when he made his first run for president:

Happy Birthday, Joe Biden!

Here’s Joe running for president again in 2007, debating next to “the first mainstream African-American who is articulate and bright and clean and a nice-looking guy” — a.k.a. his future boss:

Happy Birthday, Joe Biden!

It was a match made in heaven, or something…

Happy Birthday, Joe Biden!

Happy Birthday, Joe!

Happy Birthday, Joe Biden!