Biden’s new book shows how close he came to running, and how the death of his son made him reconsider. In 2015, former Vice President Joe Biden had everything lined up to jump into the Democratic primary for president. He had been laying the groundwork for a presidential campaign since 2013, retaining strategists from the Obama campaign, creating fundraising plans, and identifying staff in key states like Iowa, New Hampshire, and South Carolina.
Then he reconsidered, in large part due to his son’s death. But his new book, Promise Me, Dad: A Year of Hope, Hardship, and Purpose, makes it clear …read more