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REPORT: Biden May Launch With Abrams As VP Pick

Axios reports: Close advisers to former Vice President Joe Biden are debating the idea of packaging his presidential campaign announcement with a pledge to choose Stacey Abrams as his vice president. The popular Georgia Democrat, who at age 45 is 31 years younger than Biden, would bring diversity and excitement to the ticket — showing voters, in the words of …

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Biden +8 Over Bernie In New Poll On 2020 Dem Field

The Hill reports: Former Vice President Joe Biden leads a field of 2020 Democratic presidential candidates and potential candidates among Democratic primary voters, according to a survey released Tuesday. According to a Morning Consult poll, the possible 2020 candidate appears to be expanding his lead among 2020 Democrats. The poll found that Biden leads Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) by eight …

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Trump Calls Joe Biden “Another Low IQ Individual”

The Independent reports: President Trump on Monday called Joe Biden a “low I.Q. individual” after the former vice president had a slip of the tongue and nearly announced he was running for president in 2020. The president was seizing on a mishap from Biden over the weekend where he told a gathering of Delaware Democrats that he has “the most …

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Former VP Joe Biden Tells Raucous DC Crowd To Save Their Energy Because “I May Need It In A Few Weeks”

The Hill reports: Former Vice President Joe Biden hinted at a 2020 presidential bid on Tuesday, telling a crowd in Washington to save their energy because he “may need it in a few weeks.” Biden’s comments came at a conference of the International Association of Fire Fighters, the union representing firefighters and emergency services workers, where he delivered the keynote …

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Biden Team Says He’s 95% Committed To 2020 Bid

The New York Times reports: The pieces for a Joseph R. Biden Jr. presidential campaign are falling into place: His nucleus of advisers has begun offering campaign positions to seasoned Democratic strategists. They are eyeing a headquarters in Delaware or nearby Philadelphia and a launch date in the beginning of April. Mr. Biden’s family is on board — his wife, …

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Cuomo Hints He’ll Run For WH If Biden Doesn’t

The New York Post reports: Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Monday suggested his decision on entering the presidential race is based on whether former Veep Joe Biden runs. “We live our lives on a set of assumptions and a set of assumptions,” Cuomo said during an interview with Albany radio station WAMC. “I have a set of assumptions as to who …

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CPAC Attendees Fear Biden More Than Any 2020 Dem

Reuters reports: They’re confident Donald Trump will win a second term, but many attendees of the nation’s largest gathering of conservative activists agreed that Joe Biden poses the greatest threat to the president in 2020. Grassroots activists at the annual Conservative Political Action Conference repeatedly invoked the former Democratic vice president when asked who would be the most formidable challenger …

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Joe Biden: My Family Is Now On Board For 2020 WH Bid And We’re Very Close To Getting To A Final Decision

CNN reports: Former Vice President Joe Biden revealed on Tuesday that his family is on board with a 2020 run and he’s “very close” to making a decision in his most direct comments to date about his thinking on jumping into the campaign. Speaking at the University of Delaware, Biden said that he has discussed a run with his family, …

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Biden Holds Big Lead In Poll On Dem 2020 Candidates

Politico reports: Kamala Harris made headlines in her first visit to Iowa as a presidential candidate with her firm support for a “Medicare for all” health care plan. She’s now the third choice of Democratic voters, who were asked to pick their favorite person for the party’s nomination next year. Over the course of four surveys this month, former Vice …

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Joe Biden Says His 2020 Decision Is Coming “Soon”

NBC News reports: Joe Biden said Monday he’s closing in on a final decision about the 2020 presidential race, making preparations for a campaign but stopping short of a definitive signal he’ll run. “I’m running the traps on this. I don’t want to make this a fool’s errand,” the former vice president told the audience at a ticketed event in …

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Sen Dianne Feinstein: My Choice For 2020 Is Joe Biden

Politico reports: Dianne Feinstein’s California colleague Kamala Harris may run for president. But Feinstein already has her preferred candidate in mind: Joe Biden. The Democratic senator, fresh off reelection to a fifth term, told a pair of reporters on Thursday morning that the former vice president and Delaware senator is the ideal choice to run against President Donald Trump. This …

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Cuomo: Joe Biden Has The “Best Case” For 2020

“I think it sounds like a lot of people are running. The main issue for the Democrats is not going to be the articulation of the negative, it is going to be the articulation of the positive, and credibility. Of all the names that are out there, I think Joe Biden has the best case because he brings the most …

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Biden +6 Over Trump In Hypothetical 2020 Matchup

The Rising reports: President Trump trails former Vice President Biden in a hypothetical 2020 matchup, according to a new HarrisX poll. The survey finds Biden leading Trump, 42 percent to 36 percent, better than at least two other leading potential Democratic White House contenders. The president tops Rep. Beto O’Rourke (D-Texas) in their matchup, with 37 percent saying they would …

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Biden Team Floats Beto O’Rourke As 2020 Running Mate

The Associated Press reports: Past and current advisers to Biden have held frequent conversations about options to alleviate concerns about age, including teaming him with a younger running mate. One option that has been floated, according to a source with knowledge of the talks, is outgoing Texas Rep. Beto O’Rourke, who at 46 has become the subject of intense 2020 …

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Biden: I’m The Most Qualified Person To Be President

“I’ll be as straight with you as I can. I think I’m the most qualified person in the country to be president. The issues that we face as a country today are the issues that have been in my wheelhouse, that I’ve worked on my whole life. No one should run for the job unless they believe that they would …

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Authorities Locate Bomb Addressed To Joe Biden

CBS News reports: A source familiar with the ongoing investigation confirms to CBS News that a suspicious package has been located that was addressed to former Vice President Biden. It’s consistent with the packages sent to other leading Democrats. The package was found in New Castle, Delaware, the source says. The timing was unclear, but it seems to have been …

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Joe Biden Compares Trump To George Wallace

CNN reports: Former Vice President Joe Biden criticized President Donald Trump Tuesday for embracing a strategy of fear ahead of the midterm elections and compared him to George Wallace, a former governor of Alabama who supported segregation and was a vocal opponent of the Civil Rights movement. During a rally at the Cheyenne Saloon, the former vice president referenced a …

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Joe Biden Appears To Ramp Up 2020 Bid Efforts

Politico reports: By the time Joe Biden decided not to run for president in 2016, many Biden loyalists had become convinced that weak fundraising and his lack of infrastructure in early primary states would have doomed him if he ran. What a difference now. One month before the 2020 presidential primary begins in earnest, Biden continues to lead in early …

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Joe Biden Regrets How Anita Hill Was Treated [VIDEO]

USA Today reports: Former Vice President Joe Biden regrets how Anita Hill was treated 27 years ago and hopes the same thing doesn’t happen to Christine Blasey Ford. “What should happen is the woman should be given the benefit of the doubt and not be, you know, abused again by the system,” Biden told NBC’s “Today” show in an interview …

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Joe Biden: I Wish I’d Spoken Up About Trump Sooner

The New York Post reports: Former Vice President Joe Biden Saturday night told the audience at the Human Rights Campaign’s National Dinner that he wished he trashed President Trump sooner. “Barack and I agreed we would be quiet for the first year to let the new administration get up and running,” Biden said. “God forgive me,” he said, making the …

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