CNN correspondents and commentators experienced the 2016 presidential election in unique and interesting ways. This recollection and others were produced in conjunction with CNN's election project, "A Race Like No Other: The Unprecedented Election of 2016."
(CNN)My request to interview Vice President Joe Biden had been outstanding for almost a year when, in the final days of the 2016 campaign, I was offered 15 minutes with him, one-to-one. The date was October 28, 11 days before Election Day. My choices were to travel either to Duluth, Minnesota, or to St. Louis. I decided to "meet him in St. Louie."