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    Joe Biden’s Banking Ties Could Hurt Him

    He’s running out of time. As the vice president continues to hem and haw over an Oval Office bid in 2016, analysts say he’ll have a tough time navigating the Democratic Party’s electoral politics, given his strong ties to the banking establishment. Though Biden is an insider, he’d also be the underdog, going up against front-running Hillary Clinton while Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders’ populist pitch is increasingly capturing the hearts of the party’s left wing. However Biden decides next month, it’s certain that loyal Democrats will be all ears.

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