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Joe Biden visits, shops at Washington's new Costco

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Vice President Joe Biden samples food while shopping at a Costco in Washington D.C. on Nov. 29.

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Vice President Joe Biden looks over a selection of books while shopping at a Costco in Washington D.C. on Nov. 29.

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Vice President Joe Biden tries on a watch during a visit to a Costco store on a shopping trip in Washington D.C., on Nov. 29.

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Vice President Joe Biden checks out after shopping at Costco in Washington D.C. on Nov. 29.

Vice President Joe Biden made an appearance at a Washington D.C. Costco, during its grand opening on Thursday.

 Before getting down to the business of shopping, Biden paused to speak with Costco co-founder and former CEO James Sinegal.

"Thank you so much for being here," Sinegal told him.

"Are you kidding me?" an affable Biden responded. We go to your store between Stanton and Newark in Delaware... all the time." Continue reading the NBCWashington.com article.

Biden went shopping for presents and to highlight the importance of renewing middle-class tax cuts so families and businesses have more certainty at this critical time for our economy. 

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