As tempting as it is to slap a 'Biden did it again' theme on this, he almost certainly had no part in writing or editing the press release. You would think the VP would have a better copy editor though.
"We’ve all made errors.* But this one is just too ironic to ignore. In a press release announcing Vice President Joe Biden’s schedule for the week, the name of the great state of Rhode Island was misspelled to note the gaffe-prone VP would be campaigning in “Road Island” on Thursday.
“On Thursday, the Vice President will travel to Boston, Massachusetts, Manchester, New Hampshire and Providence, Road Island to attend campaign events,” the memo sent out to journalists said"