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Joe Biden emerges as patron saint of the embattled House Democrat
Joe Biden emerges as patron saint of the embattled House Democrat

Earlier than expected, there is a Biden-Clinton race underway — between Joe Biden and Bill Clinton, that is. In a year when an unpopular President Obama has been forced to scale back his campaigning to only the bluest states, former President Clinton has been the most visible and in-demand Democratic surrogate. Hillary Rodham Clinton has picked up the pace of late too, with her book tour behind her and a 2016 candidacy seemingly ahead. But the vice president quietly has kept up with — if not surpassed — the other Democratic luminaries, a fact that is all the more striking given the extent to which the party's candidates have tried to demonstrate independence from...

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