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(AP) -
Vice President Joe Biden is joking about his own talk about seeking the presidency in 2020.
   On his way into a meeting with House Democrats on Tuesday, Biden said "I'm going to announce right now" in response to shouted questions about whether he should be taken seriously about running again.
   The 74-year-old vice president said Monday night that he would run, a comment he did walk back, but just a bit.
   Biden said, "I learned a long time ago, fate has a strange way of intervening."
   Biden will turn 78 shortly after the 2020 election. Ronald Reagan was a few days short of 78 when he left office in January 1989, making him the oldest person to serve as president.
   The vice president decided to not seek the White House in 2015 and instead backed this year's eventual Democratic presidential nominee, Hillary Clinton.
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