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Is Joe Biden Eying A Run For The Presidency?

NPR
Monday, January 21, 2013

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Vice President Joe Biden first ran for president in the 1980s. He tried again in 2008 before becoming President Obama's running mate. At a weekend inaugural event, Biden declared, "I'm proud to be president of the United States." His son politely corrected him. One persistent question is whether Biden may try one more run in 2016.

Transcript

STEVE INSKEEP, HOST:

Good morning, I'm Steve Inskeep.

Vice President Joe Biden first ran for president in the 1980s, an up-and-coming, young pol who was knocked out of the race. He tried again in 2008, before becoming President Obama's running mate.

Now, he starts another term still number two. But at a weekend inaugural event, he declared, I'm proud to be president of the United States. His son corrected him, though one persistent question is whether the vice president may try one more run, in 2016.

It's MORNING EDITION. Transcript provided by NPR, Copyright NPR.

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