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Thursday, January 18, 2007
Biden to launch White House bid in late January
WASHINGTON (CNN) -- Sen. Joe Biden, D-Delaware, told CNN Thursday he plans to forgo the formation of an exploratory committee and launch a full-fledged presidential campaign by the end of January.

"I'm going to set up a committee hopefully by the end of this month," Biden told Wolf Blitzer. "I am running and setting up a 'Biden for President Committee' -- no exploratory, flat-out 'Biden for President' and trying to raise the funds to be able to compete -- which I think I can do."

Biden also said he hopes to attend the first presidential primary debate, hosted by CNN, WMUR-TV, and the New Hampshire Union Leader.

"It is my intention to participate in as many of these debates as I can," Biden said.

-- CNN Ticker Producer Alexander Mooney
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