Half of Democrats want Biden in race: Reuters/Ipsos poll

U.S. Vice President Biden delivers remarks at the American Job Creation and Infrastructure Forum in WashingtonBy James Oliphant WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The drumbeat for Joe Biden to jump into the 2016 presidential race is growing louder. Almost half of the nation’s Democrats want the vice president to enter the field and challenge front-runner Hillary Clinton, according to a new Reuters/Ipsos poll. The declared Democratic presidential candidates, including Clinton and U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders of Vermont, her closest rival, will take the stage Tuesday night in Las Vegas for the first party debate.

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