In terms of the Democratic nomination, Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders are leading the field of hopefuls in the polls, but there's been one other possible contender everyone's been waiting on — Vice President Joe Biden.
Recently there's been a lot of talk about whether or not Biden will run, but the VP has made it official by saying he will NOT be campaigning for the presidential nomination.
In a statement at the White House Rose Garden with President Barack Obama in attendance, the 72-year-old politician said:
Now, according to a report, it appears that VP Biden himself is the one who "leaked" the information that his son had asked him to run for president!
POLITICO reports that Biden himself called Maureen Dowd, columnist for the New York Times, to run the story about how Beau had, on his deathbed, made his father make a promise he'd run for president, with Beau's reasoning being:
The Vice President elaborated on his previous statement that he wasn't sure he had the emotional strength to run for presidency in 2016 — saying that he didn't think anyone should run unless they could give "110 percent" of their heart, soul, energy, and passion to the job!