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Obama: No I didn’t want to swap Joe Biden for Hillary Clinton in 2012

WASHINGTON — Rumors emerged to the surface about Barack Obama’s 2012 re-election campaign.

US-VOTE-2012-DEMOCRATIC CAMPAIGN [1]Reuters reported [2] that the authors of “Double Down”, a book written about the 2012 campaign, said that Obama’s top aides thought about jettisoning Vice President Joe Biden of Delaware.

The aides supposedly thought that Biden would not strengthen Obama’s re-election campaign, which did not affect it in the end. The replacement? Hillary Clinton, his former Secretary of State and a likely 2016 Democratic Party presidential candidate.

Mark Halperin and John Heilemann, two liberal journalists, authored the book.