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  • Vice President Joe Biden praised Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders for tapping into Americans' concerns about growing income inequality, potentially giving the Vermont senator a boost as he gains on rival Hillary Clinton weeks before the Iowa caucuses. Sanders has argued that he is a more authentic choice to be the party's nominee as he...

  • Vice President Joe Biden said he was not surprised that Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders is "neck-and-neck" with Hillary Clinton in the early contests of Iowa and New Hampshire, saying the Vermont senator's message of income inequality is more authentic. In an interview with CNN on Monday night, Biden said the focus by Sanders on the growing...

  • KIEV, Dec 18- The International Monetary Fund said on Friday it was concerned by signs Ukraine's parliament might reject a proposed tax code and budget for 2016, warning that this could further disrupt its $17.5 billion bailout programme. Vice President Joe Biden last week, who in a speech to parliament urged lawmakers to put aside political differences and...

  • Hillary Clinton (C) raises her arms while joining 13 female senators for a "Women for Hillary" endorsement event and fundraiser in Washington November 30, 2015. With her are (from left): Senators Barbara Boxer (D-CA), Barbara Mikulski (D-MD), Dianne Feinstein (D-CA) and Patty Murray (D-WA).

    A notable no-show provokes a question has nipped at Clinton's heels throughout her campaign. NBC News reports.

  • President Barack Obama speaks on the Keystone XL pipeline, flanked by Secretary of State John Kerry (R), and Vice President Joe Biden, on November 6, 2015 in the Roosevelt Room of the White House in Washington, DC.

    President Barack Obama said the proposed pipeline project had occupied "an over-inflated role in our political discourse."

  • Vice President Joe Biden looks on as U.S. President Barack Obama meets with Pakistan's Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington October 22, 2015.

    Who are the winners (besides Hillary) with Biden's choice to not run for president? And who are the losers?

  • Ken Langone: Donald Trump is on 'fertile ground'

    Ken Langone, Invemed Associates, shares his thoughts on the GOP campaign and weighs in on why he supports Gov. Chris Christie.

  • Judd Gregg: Trump is 'for real'

    We could go into the convention without a clear winner, says former Sen. Judd Gregg, (R-N.H.), sharing his thoughts on the GOP presidential field and the upcoming Republican debate. Also, Gregg explains how Joe Biden's withdrawal from the presidential race impacts New Hampshire's primary and Hillary Clinton.

  • Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump.

    In an interview, Trump was more than willing to opine on the big issues that would face a presidential nominee and a president.

  • Stage set for GOP debate

    A look at the line up for next Wednesday's Republican debate with CNBC's John Harwood. Also Harwood reports Vice President Joe Biden says he ran out of time to make a run for president, and it appear the majority of the Freedom Caucus will back Paul Ryan for House Speaker.

  • Vice President Joe Biden (C), flanked by US President Barack Obama (L) and his wife Jill Biden (R), speaks in the Rose Garden at the White House on October 21, 2015, in Washington, DC.

    Biden cited the death of his 46-year-old son, Beau, in announcing that he won't run for president.

  • Biden: Window has closed on presidential run

    Vice President Joe Biden announces he will not make a run for the White House in 2016.

  • Biden: Out of time to mount winning campaign

    Vice President Joe Biden announces he will not make a run for the White House in 2016.

  • Vice President Joe Biden speaks at a White House summit on climate change October 19, 2015 in Washington, DC.

    Meet the Press and the NBC Political Unit bring you the day's most important political stories and why they matter.

  • CNBC update: US court upholds NY gun laws

    A U.S. appeals court is upholding key parts of two gun control laws in New York and Connecticut, and sources tell NBC News VP Joe Biden could be announcing a presidential run in the next 48 hours, reports CNBC's Sue Herera.

  • Biden is a legitimate strong contender

    Ben White, chief economic correspondent at Politico, says while it’s likely that Joe Biden will run for president, it’s unlikely he’ll be the nominated Democrat.

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    "I would like to see people rally around her," Democrat Gene Sperling says of Hillary Clinton.

  • Democratic presidential candidate Lawrence Lessig.

    One democratic candidate has an important message and deserved to be on the podium, but he couldn't get a spot, says Kabir Sehgal.

  • Clinton: A nomination front-runner?

    Kyle Kondik, managing editor at Sabato's Crystal Ball, explains why Hillary Clinton’s prestige towers over her fellow Democrat candidates.

  • Democratic presidential candidates Jim Webb, Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT), Hillary Clinton, Martin O'Malley and Lincoln Chafee take the stage for a presidential debate sponsored by CNN and Facebook at Wynn Las Vegas on October 13, 2015 in Las Vegas, Nevada.

    Hillary Clinton squared off against her Democratic rivals in the party's first debate. Here are the winners and losers.