US Vice President Joe Biden announced Wednesday he will not run for the White House in 2016, removing a potential obstacle to frontrunner Hillary Clinton's path to the Democratic presidential nomination.
"I believe we're out of time, the time necessary to mount a winning campaign for the nomination," Biden said in the White House Rose Garden with President Barack Obama and his wife Jill at his side.
"While I am not going to be a candidate, I will speak out clearly and forcefully as to where we stand as a party and where we need to go as a nation."
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