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    VP Joe Biden says he will not run for president in 2016

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Vice President Joe Biden will not run for president in 2016, he said Wednesday, ending a months-long flirtation with a third White House campaign and setting him on a glide path toward the end of his decades-long political career.

    Biden's decision finalizes the Democratic field of White House candidates and bolsters Hillary Rodham Clinton's standing as the front-runner by sparing her a challenge from the popular vice president.

    In an extraordinary appearance in the White House Rose Garden, Biden said he always knew that the window for a viable campaign might close before he could determine whether his family was emotionally prepared for another campaign so soon after the death of his son Beau in May. Biden said his family was prepared to back him, but that he nonetheless would not be a candidate.

    "Unfortunately, I believe we're out of time," he said, flanked by President Barack Obama and Biden's wife, Jill.
    AP - Full Article

  • #2
    I applaud his choice and agree with it.

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    • #3
      Originally posted by Daemon of Decay View Post
      Smarter than he looks...and no one with deep pockets is backing him.
      Quis Custodiet Ipsos Custodes? Who is watching the watchers?

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      • #4
        Most likely, he got an offer from the Clintons, and, or, Soros that he couldn't refuse.
        “Breaking News,”

        “Something irrelevant in your life just happened and now we are going to blow it all out of proportion for days to keep you distracted from what's really going on.”

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        • #5
          Well, this changes my calculations.

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          • #6
            Smart move on Biden's part.
            ARRRR! International Talk Like A Pirate Day - September 19th
            IN MARE IN COELO

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            • #7
              Originally posted by Jose50 View Post
              Smart move on Biden's part.
              The words "smart" and "Biden" should never be used in the same sentence...

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