First on CNN: Biden Meets with Warren in Washington

In this Tuesday, Oct. 28, 2014, file photo, Vice President Joe Biden addresses the 6th North American Strategic Infrastructure Leadership Forum welcoming reception in Washington. If the Senate splits evenly between Democrats and Republicans in next week's midterm elections, the vice president’s role as the 101st senator would instantly be elevated. (AP Photo/Cliff Owen, File)
Vice President Joe Biden speaks on voting rights at the NAACP annual convention Wednesday, July 23, 2014, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/John Locher)
Vice President Joe Biden speaks on voting rights at the NAACP annual convention Wednesday, July 23, 2014, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/John Locher)

Jeff Zeleny and Kevin Liptak, CNN

 

WASHINGTON (CNN) — Vice President Joe Biden met privately with Sen. Elizabeth Warren on Saturday in his residence at the Naval Observatory, CNN has learned, another sign he is seriously deciding whether to jump into the Democratic presidential race.

Warren and Biden discussed economic policy during a meeting that lasted about two hours, a person familiar with the discussion told CNN, adding that the presidential campaign or Biden’s future was not a particular focus of the discussion.

The meeting, confirmed by two people familiar with the session, is the biggest indication yet that Biden is feeling out influential Democrats before announcing his intentions.

 
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