Ohio Senator Sherrod Brown, who many believed was preparing to enter the Democratic presidential nomination field, said yesterday that he will not. Citing a reason similar to that articulated by former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg, Sen. Brown basically indicated that he did not see a victory path, meaning that he would be unable to attract many of the supporters that he needs because of other similar candidates fighting over the same voter pool.
Both the Bloomberg and Brown non-entries suggest that former Vice President Joe Biden will soon become a candidate. Overlaying his candidacy to the forming Democratic candidate field makes their reasoning sound. Biden being in the race likely usurps the type of voter that both Bloomberg and Brown would have needed to become viable. Reports suggest that people close to the former Vice President are now preparing for a presidential announcement in early April.
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