Washington Post Accidentally Publishes Biden Presidential Announcement Story

AP

The Washington Post accidentally published the article it had prepared in the event Vice President Joe Biden announces his presidential campaign on Monday night, due to a “technical glitch” when someone was attempting to embed a video. The story included background and analysis, if Biden were to become a candidate.

The article was quickly replaced with an editor’s note: “This file was inadvertently published.”

Paul Kane, the Post’s congressional reporter whose byline was on the story, tweeted a three-part explanation on Monday.

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