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34. The reasons Biden WON'T run are...
Tue Jul 14, 2015, 09:45 PM
Jul 2015

1. He's at the top of his career, and won't want to sully his image by losing the nomination -- again -- and especially losing to Hillary Clinton.

2. He'll be hard-pressed to raise the money and assemble the political team he'd need to compete with Hillary Clinton. All the good talent and the fundraisers will be tied up with other teams.

Unless Biden runs, I think it is a sure thing still_one Jul 2015 #1
I'm thinking more and more that Joe is going to run. His Purveyor Jul 2015 #11
Biden ALWAYS shows up when Obama makes a foreign policy announcement. brooklynite Jul 2015 #30
We shall see... eom Purveyor Jul 2015 #32
The reasons Biden WON'T run are... brooklynite Jul 2015 #34
You just 'hang tight' with that. Imo there is a better than 50-50 he jumps in, most likely with Purveyor Jul 2015 #35
That's why Obama appointed Clinton as SOS? brooklynite Jul 2015 #36
As I said earlier, we shall see... eom Purveyor Jul 2015 #37
This… Raine1967 Jul 2015 #44
Reason Number Three.... MADem Jul 2015 #46
The President graciously accepted Madam Secretary's resignation in '12 leveymg Jul 2015 #31
Obama is going to endorse the democratic primary winner. nt sufrommich Jul 2015 #2
Right there. Scootaloo Jul 2015 #7
I don't think any president has ever done it. nt sufrommich Jul 2015 #9
Post removed Post removed Jul 2015 #17
Oh my. Too much coffee? nt sufrommich Jul 2015 #18
Oh lord n/t Scootaloo Jul 2015 #25
I think his socks are on too tight. nt sufrommich Jul 2015 #26
On his head n/t Scootaloo Jul 2015 #27
lol. nt sufrommich Jul 2015 #28
Wrong thread? procon Jul 2015 #29
Because Hassan Rouhani wasn't Control-Z Jul 2015 #33
I think you are right on this artislife Jul 2015 #21
I think even if Biden joins the race Obama will sufrommich Jul 2015 #24
He best stay out of it. London Lover Man Jul 2015 #53
That's probably how it will go. procon Jul 2015 #15
yes I would think so Rosa Luxemburg Jul 2015 #20
I was going to say the very same thing. Raine1967 Jul 2015 #45
Oh please, you know he's going to endorse her. He still owes big time. YOHABLO Jul 2015 #3
Yup oasis Jul 2015 #14
Just interested in what you mean artislife Jul 2015 #23
He still owes big time? Owes what? And why? frylock Jul 2015 #43
He will endorse Hillary when she is clearly the nominee. onehandle Jul 2015 #4
Sitting presidents generally wait to endorse the winner of the primary. The Velveteen Ocelot Jul 2015 #5
I don't think so shenmue Jul 2015 #6
If she is the nominee and asks for his endorsement, she'll get it. BillZBubb Jul 2015 #8
She won't have to ask, if she wins the primaries. n/t 1StrongBlackMan Jul 2015 #47
I was suggesting the possibility that she might not want it. BillZBubb Jul 2015 #50
True. n/t 1StrongBlackMan Jul 2015 #51
That was a huge mistake for Gore. okasha Jul 2015 #54
Big difference though. BillZBubb Jul 2015 #56
Too many buried assumptions. okasha Jul 2015 #57
As I said, I only offered that as a possibility. BillZBubb Jul 2015 #58
Obama should endorse Trump olddots Jul 2015 #10
I doubt The President will endorse anyone in the primary. Agnosticsherbet Jul 2015 #12
I have confidence he will endorse Hillary. Thinkingabout Jul 2015 #13
Since Hillary will be the nominee... BooScout Jul 2015 #16
He'll endorse the winner of the Democratic primary. n/t PoliticAverse Jul 2015 #19
Obama will endorse the candidate that wins the nomination. /end thread. nt Cali_Democrat Jul 2015 #22
Zero. Le Taz Hot Jul 2015 #38
If that's how you feel, I wouldn't vote for him again... brooklynite Jul 2015 #39
What do you mean, "again?" Le Taz Hot Jul 2015 #40
A singlr moment of honesty. n/t 1StrongBlackMan Jul 2015 #48
..... MADem Jul 2015 #42
Seeing as she's been serving as his surrogate up on the Hill today, I think she's got his approval. MADem Jul 2015 #41
Pretty sure he will wait and endorse the candidate. oldandhappy Jul 2015 #49
The President will endorse the Party Nominee. Raine1967 Jul 2015 #52
Depends if Biden runs BainsBane Jul 2015 #55
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