Joe Biden will skip CNN's first Democratic presidential debate

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Vice President Joe Biden Skipping The First Debate

Vice President Joe Biden will not participate in CNN's first Democratic presidential debate on October 13th.

CNN reported Biden has extended his own deadline to decide on a presidential run until the second half of October.


As Biden continues to waver over whether to run, many Democrats close to him feel he will ultimately decide against it.

As TheWrap reported, CNN's debate criteria would've allowed him to jump into the debate as late as the day of it.

Check out how Biden has been spending his time as he weighs a possible run:

Joe Biden as he mulls over a presidential run
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Joe Biden will skip CNN's first Democratic presidential debate
NEW YORK - SEPTEMBER 10: Stephen talks with Vice President Joe Biden, on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert, Thursday Sept 10, 2015 on the CBS Television Network. (Photo by Jeffrey R. Staab/CBS via Getty Images)

Biden's potential entry into the race sets up an interesting political and media storyline; as NBC's "Meet the Press" moderator suggested to TheWrap, a Biden entry will cause some candidates to get lost in the shuffle.

"Who gets lost in that shuffle?" Todd told TheWrap in a wide-ranging interview. "Does it keep frontrunners in place or make it harder for somebody sitting in single digits? Does it affect Donald Trump or does it solidify him at the top for awhile?"

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