“Let them know! The American people are already with you“. “His head is in the right place“. Biden backed the legislation, while Warren, then a Harvard professor who was advising the National Bankruptcy Review Commission, testified against the bill, which ultimately passed.
By Politico’s account, Biden is still quite undecided at this point. The Wall Street Journal reported that Biden’s recent schedule “looks a lot like that of a presidential candidate“.
The situation, another Biden ally says, is “changeable and fluid”.
Draft Biden says the ad, which will run on national cable with a six-figure buy, was produced by Mark Putnam, a former media consultant for President Barack Obama, who worked on Biden’s first presidential campaign in 1987.
As Vice President Joe Biden zeros in on a final decision for the 2016 presidential race, one factor pushing him toward another run is the view that the political climate could be more favorable than ever before in his more than four decade-long career.
By every account of those surrounding Biden, Beau is constantly on his father’s mind.
Clinton, in her appearance, said she has been “fighting alongside you and others for equal rights and I’m just getting warmed up”.
At the moment Draft Biden – which by law the vice president’s advisers can not coordinate their efforts with – is the only political entity devoted to Biden.
Vice President Joe Biden waves to the crowd after he speaks, during…
For more than two months, aides to Biden have been assembling a checklist of what he would need to do to launch a candidacy. The uncertainty continues to feed the TV news fodder machine well.
Biden has yet to announce his run, although reports suggest that the potential Biden campaign is hiring campaign staffers and garnering the support of ex-Clinton donors. Missing the debate, on the other hand, would be a huge wasted opportunity to capitalize on the momentum Biden’s achieved as a non-candidate. “The vice president should now understand he will be able to raise the money”. “The president certainly supports that approach”.
That Joe Biden is not actually Hillary Clinton may be the only thing he has going for him, and it may be enough to make him a contender.
But in truth, Biden had effectively placed an ad in The New York Times, asking them to call.
The vice president made no mention of the 2016 contest in his remarks, though a few in the audience shouted out encouragement for him to join the Democratic primary field.
There is no absolute deadline for Biden’s decision. In Iowa, he would be months behind the leading candidates in setting up the sort of campaign infrastructure that can make a difference on caucus night.
Without Biden in the race, it’s impossible to know which of those scenarios – or a third or fourth possibility – is most likely.