A dip into the pool reports: married

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From a White House pool report filed by the Washington Post’s David Nakamura, who is following Vice President Joe Biden on a trip to Japan; on Monday Biden visited a Japanese internet company:

Biden entered and sat at a table with five young women. He asked if they were married and at least three said yes. Then he asked if they had kids. “Do your husbands like you working full-time?” Biden asked at one point. One woman talked about work-life balance; Biden said: “Can anyone work from home?” A woman responded: “Yes, under certain conditions.” Biden began talking about an argument he had with [U.S. Ambassador for Global Women's Issues Cathy] Russell but pool was then moved to the kitchen area. Biden later came there and looked around, then took a bottle of water out of a fridge, joking that he didn’t have time to eat ice cream. Biden bought the water from a cashier, who said, “Arigato gozaimashita.” Biden didn’t respond…