According to the pool report, Vice President Joe Biden said on the campaign trail, "You'll vote for me in 2016."
[Biden] then takes the phone of the woman with the Republican brother. VP jokes that his sister talked about him being Republican, and he asked her to call him, so “we’re bound to lose his vote for sure.” The conversation quickly gets serious with the man seemingly talking to the VP about the health law.
“I think he met his match,” one man standing nearby said as the VP got into a detailed explanation of the law’s mechanics.
“Look, I’m not trying to talk you into voting for me, I just wanted to say hi to you. And after its all over when your insurance rates go down, then you’ll vote for me in 2016. I’ll talk to you later.”
Unclear if that constitutes a formal announcement. The VP, of course, said it in a joking manner.
Biden also had this bizarre exchange:
VP did turn to a group of guys then. To one of the men, VP asked: “Are you Indian?” “American!” the man responded. “No, I mean first generation,” he said, with the further explanation of what he was saying being inaudible to the pool.
And one woman brought up the anti-Obama 2016 movie to the vice president:
The woman tells the VP: “You know what he said to me? He said you’ve got to watch ‘2016,’ and we watched it last night. He said if you watch that, he said you’re going to want to vote Republican.” The VP laughed.