An ad urging Vice President Joe BidenJoe BidenDemocrats ask if they have reason to worry about UK result Media organization fights Trump administration over Ukraine documents FOIA Buttigieg releases list of campaign bundlers MORE to enter the 2016 presidential race is running before Tuesday night’s Democratic primary debate, which Biden will not attend.  
 
The ad, sponsored by the Draft Biden super-PAC, features the vice president speaking about the strength of middle-class Americans. Biden recounts his father’s decision to leave home to find work when he was a young child.
 
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“My dad never failed to remind us that a job is about a lot more than a paycheck,” Biden said of his family. “It's about your dignity. It's about respect. It's about your place in the community.”
 
As images of Biden meeting with workers appear on screen, the vice president says, “You never quit on America. And you deserve a president who will never quit on you.”
 
The ad concludes with the words: “Joe, run.”
 
Draft Biden previously pulled an emotional ad that featured Biden’s story of personal loss, including the deaths of his first wife and daughter. Biden did not want the ad to air, according to news reports. 
 
“Nobody has more respect for the vice president and his family than we do,” Josh Alcorn, senior adviser to the group, said last week in a statement. “Obviously, we will honor his wishes.”
 
The group reportedly lined up a six-figure ad buy to run the spot before the first Democratic presidential debate in Las Vegas. 
 
 
Biden, who spent the weekend with family at his home in Wilmington, Del., will be in Washington Tuesday attending meetings at the White House.