Biden: ‘Guys, I’m not running’

Biden: ‘Guys, I’m not running’
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Speaking at an annual Democratic Party dinner in New Hampshire on Sunday evening, former Vice President Joe BidenJoe BidenBiden looks to shore up lead in S.C. Hillicon Valley: Dems cancel surveillance vote after pushback to amendments | Facebook to ban certain coronavirus ads | Lawmakers grill online ticketing execs | Hacker accessed facial recognition company's database Vulnerable Democrats brace for Sanders atop ticket MORE drew a groan from the crowd when he addressed the elephant in the room.

Addressing a crowd in Manchester, Biden said that though his visit “caused a lot of speculation — guys I’m not running!"

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Biden addressed the McIntyre-Shaheen 100 Club dinner, thanking those gathered for supporting 2016 Democratic presidential candidate Hillary ClintonHillary Diane Rodham ClintonDNC warns campaigns about cybersecurity after attempted scam Biden looks to shore up lead in S.C. Stone judge under pressure over calls for new trial MORE and pledging to do whatever he can to help elect more Democrats, calling it “really, really genuinely important.”

But, he said, he’s “also committed to do what I can do to help shape the public debate.”

"I’m ready to help raise money, recruit candidates, campaign — so is Barack [Obama] — wherever you want, just let me know," he added.