In the joke, Cruz pokes fun at Biden’s occasionally controversial remarks and tells his audience that one need only mention Biden’s name to get people to laugh.
The two will tour the PECO headquarters in Center City.
The president and vice president are expected to be in Philadelphia this week for the house Democrats annual policy retreat.
“There’s no reason on earth we cannot repair the breach that we’ve recently seen between law enforcement and minority communities,” he said.
The warning comes after the Better Business Bureau reported fraudulent websites purporting to be soliciting donations for the fight against Ebola have been reported in New York.
More than three million job openings in the U.S. go unfilled for months, according to the President’s Council on Jobs and Competitiveness.
A team of students from the University of Central Florida won the Raytheon-sponsored National Cyber Collegiate Defense Competition earlier this year.
The Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America is holding its Congress in Philadelphia, during which high-ranking clergy and lay people are discussing the Orthodox-Christian family.
A statement released Monday by Biden’s office says he’ll participate in the “Celebration of Freedom” ceremony at Independence Hall.
It’s official designation is 2012 VP113. The “VP” in the name inspired its nickname: Biden.
Officials say Biden will be at the city’s 30th Street Station on Thursday for an event “highlighting the importance of infrastructure investment.”
A spokesman for the state Department of Justice says Biden was in the office on Wednesday meeting with staff.
Officials at the Ivy League school in Philadelphia say Biden will speak at commencement on May 13.
After a presidential campaign distinguished more by sporadic TV commercials than candidate visits to the state, Pennsylvania voters will help choose the nation’s leader and elect a U.S. senator, a state attorney general and dozens of other government leaders in Tuesday’s election.