Sure, the 2016 election is still visible in the rearview mirror, but there's no better time than now to start speculating on who might run in 2020.
After a Senate session on Monday, Vice President Joe Biden was asked by a reporter if he would ever run for office again. Biden quickly responded yes, in 2020, and when pressed, he said he would try for the presidency, adding, "What the hell, man." Another reporter asked Biden if he was kidding, but instead of walking the statement back, Biden said he couldn't entirely rule out the possibility, adding, "I learned a long time ago, fate has a strange way of intervening."
In 2020, Biden will be 78, and it will be more than 45 years since he first was elected to represent Delaware in the Senate. Biden, who ran for president in 1988 and 2008, announced in 2015 he would not be running in the 2016 race, as he was still dealing with the loss of his son, Beau, to cancer.