DIGGING UP THE DIRT: Hillary Hires Research Firm to Check Out Biden’s Dirty Past

Screen Shot 2015-10-07 at 9.13.26 AMShe is going to need all of it to even try and survive.

An opposition research firm hired by Hillary Clinton’s campaign has been sifting through the record of Vice President Joe Biden to find attack lines in case he decides to take on the Democratic front-runner.

The firm, Correct the Record, has been working for at least a month, New York magazine’s Gabriel Sherman reports. The pro-Clinton super PAC was founded by longtime ally David Brock and is working with the former secretary of state’s campaign.

Biden has not yet announced a decision on whether to run — and Clinton has not directly attacked the vice president, but the campaign is not taking any chances, according to Sherman.

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“Even implicitly his campaign’s argument would be ‘I have integrity and you don’t,'” a Clinton supporter told the magazine. “If that’s the message, this could be messier than Obama-Clinton ’08.

In Iowa (without Biden):

• Hillary Clinton: 47 %
• Bernie Sanders 36%

(With Biden)

• Clinton 33%
• Sanders 28%
• Biden 22%

In New Hampshire (without Biden):

• Sanders 48%
• Clinton 39%

(With Biden)

• Sanders 42%
• Clinton 28%
• Biden 18%

Read more: newsmax.com

 

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