“It will cost some people the election, but it will cost more Democrats the election than it will Republicans,” he said. “I’m convinced that in very few districts in America will someone lose because they voted to protect a pain-capable baby from torture. And if that’s the case, maybe they need a different district anyways.”
Vice President Joe Biden waits to conduct a mock swearing-in ceremony with Sen. Brian Schatz, D-Hawaii, in the Capitol's Old Senate Chamber, December 2, 2014. Schatz was sworn in to serve the remainder of his term since he was appointed to the seat after Sen. Daniel Inouye, D-Hawaii, passed away.