Biden Is Expected To Officially Announce His Presidential Run Next Week

Joe Biden delivers the keynote speech at the First State Democratic Dinner at the Rollins Center in Dover, DE on March 16, 2019. The former U.S. Vice President refrained from announcing his candidacy, even-though early polls conducted in March indicate former Vice President Biden as the favorite of a large Democratic field of candidates. (Photo by Bastiaan Slabbers/NurPhoto)
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WASHINGTON (AP) — Former Vice President Joe Biden is expected to announce he’s running for president next week.

That’s according to three people with knowledge of Biden’s plans.

Biden will enter the race as a Democratic front-runner, although the 76-year-old faces questions about his age and whether his more moderate record fits with a party that has become more liberal.

The announcement is expected as early as Wednesday and would cap months of deliberation over his political future.

The people with knowledge of Biden’s plans insisted on anonymity because they were not authorized to speak publicly.

The Atlantic first reported Biden’s decision.

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