Ford O'Connell: Hillary's Troubles Give Joe Biden A Window

Democratic presidential front-runner Hillary Clinton's recent struggles on the campaign trail may be the opening Vice President Joe Biden needs to jump into the 2016 primary, a political strategist tells The Hill.

"Four months ago, talks of a Joe Biden presidential candidacy ... I would have laughed at you. Today, I think there’s a window for Joe Biden," Ford O'Connell, former presidential adviser to John McCain's 2008 campaign, said in an interview with The Hill's Molly K. Hooper.

O'Connell, a GOP strategist, notes that Biden needs to paint himself as "the heir to President Obama's legacy" in order to raise money and create a strong organization.

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