1. SOUNDBITE (English) Joe Biden, (D) Presidential Candidate:
"What they are arguing for are not traditional Democratic positions. So I think that became really clear with Mayor Bloomberg. I mean, you know, you can spend a billion dollars, and I guess he spent about 400 so far, whatever it is. But you can't hide your record. I mean, the past is the past. How you voted and the idea that the Democratic Party would support somebody who did the stop and frisk law and, I won't use the phrase again, but threw up against a wall minority men several million times, literally. The idea that he's making the case that he and Barack are really close buddies when he didn't support us. Or that, you know, I mean, what comes out with with Bernie is, I was just saying that another reporter, I didn't realize that an Atlantic article came out that I knew he talked about someone should primary Barack for the second term. He thought Barack wasn't socialist enough.
2. SOUNDBITE (English) Joe Biden, (D) Presidential Candidate:
"I think caucuses are somewhat confusing, even in the outcomes. But look, I feel really good about really good about the response I'm getting here, whether it's Reno or down here or wherever it is. I've always gotten significant support, my whole career and as vice president,campaigning from African-Americans. The Latino Victory Fund endorsed me last night or yesterday. I've always gotten support there. I've always gotten support from working class people, hourly wage earners and union members. So I feel good about it. But we'll see how that pans out in a caucus."
Former Vice President Joe Biden spoke with the Associated Press Friday morning in Las Vegas, one day before the Nevada Caucus.
In a wide ranging interview, Biden criticized two of his biggest rivals in the Democratic primary, Michael Bloomberg and current front-runner Senator Bernie Sanders.
Biden brought up the amount of money the billionaire Bloomberg is spending on campaign ads and well as the former New York City mayor's stop and frisk policy, which Biden called racist.
He criticized Sanders for what he called unrealistic health care plans which have no chance of being implemented and the Vermont Senator's history of voting against gun control.
Biden also expressed disbelief that both campaigns are now touting their positive relationships with former President Barrack Obama when Biden says both candidates previously tried to undermine Obama's leadership.
The former Vice President also discussed the confusion around this year's Nevada caucus including how early voting will work, saying he hopes there isn't another situation like Iowa where results are still being contested weeks later.
Experts say Biden needs to perform well in Nevada Saturday and South Carolina next week after disappointing finishes in Iowa and New Hampshire.
He's expected to do better in more diverse states and is polling particularly well with African American voters.