FOX sources: Biden to announce presidential run

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Vice President Joe Biden speaks at the annual dinner of The Order of St. Andrew the Apostle, Archons of the Ecumenical Patriarchate, in New York, Saturday, Oct. 17, 2015. (AP Photo/Craig Ruttle)

- UPDATE:  Speaking from the Rose Garden of the White House, Vice President Joe Biden announced Wednesday that he would not be running for President of the United States in 2016. 

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Sources tell FOX News Senior White House Correspondent Ed Henry that Vice President Joe Biden will enter the presidential race.

There has been heavy speculation that Biden would run for the Democratic nomination. It was unclear, however, if he would be willing to endure the campaign trail following the death of his son earlier this year.

U.S. Rep. Brendan Boyle (D-PA-13) took to social media Monday to say Biden would be running.

Calls within the party for Biden to run have been fueled by concerns over Hillary Rodham Clinton's email controversy and declining popularity. Her strong debate performance last week dampened some of that talk.

 

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