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Biden Looks Ahead to 2016 Election

10:57 AM, Aug 20, 2012 • By DANIEL HALPER
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Vice President Joe Biden is looking ahead to the 2016 presidential election, according to a new ebook by Glenn Thrush. 

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"On scheduling calls with staffers from the Democratic congressional and Senate campaign committees, Biden’s representatives always seemed eager to deploy their boss in Pennsylvania, New Hampshire, and Iowa— critical early primary states," Thrush reports. "They always wanted to know: ‘Do you have anything coming up in Manchester or Des Moines?’ It was pretty obvious,’ said one Democratic consultant who works for a handful of House incumbents."

In other words, Biden's aides have been lobbying to have their guy deployed to key early primary states in order to jumpstart a potential presidential run in 2016. 

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