Joe Biden: "F-Bomb" During Health Care Signing was the Highlight of the Day

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President Obama joked this week that Vice President Joe Biden's F-bomb during Tuesday's historic health care signing was the best part of the day, Biden revealed Wednesday night.

Speaking at a fundraising dinner in Baltimore, Biden roused some laughter from the crowd as he discussed his open mic gaffe, the Los Angeles Times reports. He reportedly said the president also wanted a t-shirt with the remark on it -- something he could easily find online.

Biden said he told Mr. Obama, "If you thought it was so good, why didn't you say it?"

The vice president also told the crowd of Democratic supporters that the passage of health care legislation "represents fundamental change in an incredibly, incredibly difficult political environment." He warned them that Democrats may lose congressional seats in the upcoming midterm elections.

"We're going to have losses. ... Barack generated such an overwhelming turnout and enthusiasm, that we had the biggest turnout in history," Biden said, according to pool reports. "It was gigantic. And a lot of really good Democrats got washed up on shore and all of a sudden were congressmen, in districts that Democrats have no business having congressmen."

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