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 Biden2020 Democrats react to 'send her back' chants at Trump rally Can Biden's canceled cancer initiative be salvaged? Biden's health care gaffe shows he's not ready for prime time 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 ClintonHillary Clinton slams Trump rally: 'The time has come again' to fight for democracy Trump blasts minority Democrats, rally crowd chants 'send her back' The Memo: Democrats debate Trump response – 'Being righteous and losing sucks' 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.