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Vice President Biden is hitting the road for an important West Coast fundraising trip this week, but the jaunt comes just as he has appeared in headlines for the wrong reasons.

Biden has issued three apologies to key American allies in the Middle East in recent days, after earlier comments suggesting those nations — Saudi Arabia, Turkey and the United Arab Emirates — shared some blame for the rise of the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria.

The furor followed a series of controversies last month, including one in which the vice president called people who gave bad loans to military service members “shylocks” — a term generally considered an anti-Semitic slur. Biden later apologized.

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