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Joe Biden declines presidential run in 2016

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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 likely bolsters Hillary Rodham Clinton‘s standing as the front-runner by sparing her a challenge from the popular vice president. Biden announced his decision in the Rose Garden, flanked by President…

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