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US Elections: Joe Biden would electrify the Democratic race

The Vice President is mulling over a run for the highest office

By Andrew Hammond  

Is Joe Biden what America wants? © AP Photo/Brennan Linsley, File

Joe Biden, America’s Vice President, will make a speech in the key swing state of Pennsylvania on Labor Day (next Monday), adding to recent speculation that he is contemplating entering the 2016 White House race.  His potential jump into the contest, given the fall-off in polling numbers of Hillary Clinton, has the potential to energise the Democratic competition in a way no other candidate, except perhaps Senator Elizabeth Warren,…

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