Biden trumpets resurgent US auto industry

Vice President Joe Biden speaks at a ceremony on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, Jan. 20, 2011, marking the 50th anniversary of President John F. Kennedy's inaugural speech. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)

May 28, 2011 3:47:23 AM PDT
Vice President Joe Biden on Saturday credited the Obama administration's intervention for the American auto industry's recovery from "the brink of extinction" and pointed to Chrysler's early repayment of the federal loan that saved it from disaster.