This is surprisingly calculated.
After Vice President Joe Biden's son Beau died from brain cancer in May, news leaked that the younger man's dying wish had been to see his father run for President in 2016.
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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:
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