The difference between this and previous denials is that he used it to take a shot at the two front-runners for the nomination. In an interview set to air Friday at 11pm ET on Bloomberg TV, Biden said of fellow Democratic candidates Clinton and Obama, "based on the foreign policy assertions made so far, I'm not sure I wouldn't be sort of a Colin Powell in their administration." He also told Bloomberg's Al Hunt that he didn't care to be a secretary of state "with no influence."
The President spends the weekend at Camp David. He welcomes the President of Afghanistan at 4:00 pm ET on Saturday and participates in a press availability with the President of Afghanistan at 11:25 am ET on Sunday.
Saturday, August 4, 2007
After attending a fundraiser in the Hamptons on Friday night, Hillary Clinton delivers a speech at the National Association of Police Organizations' 29th Annual Convention in Chicago at 12:30 pm ET and attends the YearlyKos Convention in Chicago. Following YearlyKos Hillary returns to the Hamptons to join her husband, for another evening reception at a private home.
While attending the YearlyKos Convention Chris Dodd meets with Ned Lamont, the Democratic nominee for U.S. Senate in Connecticut in 2006 at 4:30 pm ET.
Following the YearlyKos Convention Barack Obama spends his 46th Birthday at the Southern Christian Leadership Council Women's Awards Dinner and Celebration in Atlanta at 7:00 pm ET.
Following the YearlyKos Convention Richardson spends the weekend in Iowa.
On the Republican side…
Sam Brownback is in Iowa.
Mike Huckabee preps for the debate in Iowa.
Mitt Romney has no public schedule.
John McCain holds a town hall at 11:00 am ET in Ankeny, IA followed by a media availability at 12:15 pm ET.
Sunday, August 5, 2007
Wake up, get your Starbucks and a bagel, and tune in to the fourth Republican debate on a special edition of "This Week with George Stephanopoulos."
Following the ABC News Debate Mike Huckabee attends an event in Correctionville, IA at 5:00 pm ET.
Mitt Romney tours Iowa with stops in Perry, Madrid and Ankeny.
Sam Brownback has a pro-life reception at Gabriel's Corner in Council Bluffs, IA at 7 pm ET
On the Democrat side…
Barack Obama flies from Atlanta to Park City with no public events, and ends up in Elko, NV for an appeal to rural Americans.
The Clintons attend a pancake breakfast at a private home in the Hamptons, an afternoon event in North Fork and a fundraiser in Riverhead.
John Edwards attends a Teamsters rally in Sioux City, IA at 12:15 pm ET and a community meetings in Orange City, Sheldon, Spirit Lake and Spencer.
Monday, August 6, 2007
Vice President Cheney holds a press availability upon his arrival in Albuquerque at 12:00 pm ET and delivers remarks at the 84th Marine Corps League National Convention in Albuquerque at 12:30 pm ET.
John McCain will give a major policy address on property rights in Cedar Rapids on Monday and will hold a media availability right after.
Mitt Romney campaigns in Florida with stops in Melbourne, Daytona Beach and Tampa.
Sam Brownback has a full day in Iowa with three coffee events, a book signing, lunch, tour of Becker Underwood, Inc., a house party in Ames IA and a meet and greet in Grove City, IA.