He is very much in Clinton’s shadow for 2016 as Democrats consider a further historic step in nominating the first woman after the first African American presidential candidate.
But Clinton looked a similar shoo-in in 2008 and fell to Obama, and there are some in Washington who see Massachusetts Senator Elizabeth Warren as a viable candidate from the left, like Obama became.
In such a scenario Biden could very well figure. A long-shot yes, but he’s been a long-shot all his life and he sits a heartbeat from the presidency. Stranger things have happened.