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Susan Rice

Clinton or Biden? Where President Obama's original Cabinet stands

Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack's endorsement of Hillary Clinton this week in a Cedar Rapids Gazette op-ed may have given the Democratic front-runner high-level support in a key state (Vilsack used to be Iowa's governor) and, according to NBC, showed "how difficult a late entry into the 2016 contest would be for" Vice President Joe Biden. But it's not quite that simple: On Thursday, former U.S. Trade Rep. Ron Kirk, who has already maxed out in contributions to Clinton's primary campaign, said he would donate to a Biden run. In fact, of the 16 members of President Barack Obama's original Cabinet, a group that includes both Biden and Clinton, only...