Former Vice President Joe Biden is signaling to aides he wouldn't run for a second term if elected president, Politico reports. A prominent adviser to the campaign said, "he's going to be 82 years old in four years and he won't be running for re-election." Biden's advisers have reportedly been debating whether he should make this pledge publicly, but Politico reports he "has for now settled on an alternative strategy: quietly indicate that he will almost certainly not" do so. Citing four people who regularly talk to Biden, Politico writes it's "virtually inconceivable" he would run for re-election. Biden Communications Director Kate Bedingfield denies the report, saying "this is not a conversation our campaign is having and not something VP Biden is thinking about."

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