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U.S. Vice President Joe Biden laughs during the arrival of the South Korean President for lunch at the Naval Observatory in Washington, D.C., October 15, 2015. (Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images)
U.S. Vice President Joe Biden laughs during the arrival of the South Korean President for lunch at the Naval Observatory in Washington, D.C., October 15, 2015. (Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images)
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Rep. Paul Ryan (R-WI) speaks following a meeting of House Republicans at the U.S. Capitol October 20, 2015 in Washington, D.C. (Win McNamee/Getty Images)
Rep. Paul Ryan (R-WI) speaks following a meeting of House Republicans at the U.S. Capitol October 20, 2015 in Washington, D.C. (Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Vice President Joe Biden has announced that he will not run for president in 2016. Meantime, the House plans to vote in a new speaker, and Rep. Paul Ryan of Wisconsin says he might run - if House Republicans unite behind him. NPR's Ron Elving discusses these two stories with Here & Now's Robin Young.

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This segment aired on October 21, 2015.

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