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As Biden weighs a 2016 campaign, does he want to be the anti-Clinton?

August 17, 2015
Dan Balz | The Washington Post
By many accounts, Vice President Biden has spent his vacation week mulling whether to run for president — again. The decision will test head and heart and involve no small amount of emotion.
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Al Gore and Joe Biden Weigh 2016 Bids and A Potential Political Solution for Syria

August 14, 2015
Will two new Democratic candidates join the 2016 race?

2016 Candidates Flock to Iowa and Obama Pushes Foreign Policy Agenda in Iran and Cuba

August 14, 2015
The presidential candidates are in Iowa; Hillary Clinton email scrutiny continues; Obama jockeys for Iran Deal support; U.S. Embassy opens in Cuba
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How Clinton’s team went from nonchalant to nervous over e-mail controversy

August 14, 2015
Carol Leonnig, Karen Tumulty, Rosalind Helderman | The Washington Post
Late last month, Hillary Rodham Clinton stood before a line of television cameras at a rural Iowa campaign stop to deny reports that she had sent sensitive information over her private e-mail system.
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An Iowa surprise: Donald Trump is actually trying to win

August 14, 2015
Robert Costa, Philip Rucker | The Washington Post
For five days, the royal-blue bus rumbled through miles of cornfields alongside a popular annual bicycle trek across Iowa. It showed up at a country music concert in Cherokee and at a bacon festival in Ottumwa.
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Joe Biden Wades Further Into ’16 Bid

August 14, 2015
Jonathan Martin, Amy Chozick | The New York Times
Vice President Joseph R. Biden Jr. is vacationing on Kiawah Island off South Carolina’s coast, riding bikes and walking the beaches with his family. But on Wednesday night, he called one of his most outspoken political supporters and wrestled with the question looming over his future: Should he run for president?
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Courting Voters at the Iowa State Fair

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August 12, 2011
Four years ago, Gwen Ifill talked to Dan Balz from the State Fair about the impact of Iowa on the Republican presidential field.
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How Clinton’s emails can be made classified after the fact

August 12, 2015
Hillary Clinton turned over her personal email server to the Justice Department Tuesday, following new details that some of the emails contained classified information. Gwen Ifill learns more from Anita Kumar of McClatchy Newspapers.
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