Transcript for Will Joe Biden Jump Into the 2016 Race?
bombshell in the 2016 race, is Joe Biden about to jump in? ABC's Cecilia Vega with the new evidence the answer may be yes. Reporter: This morning, the strongest signs yet that Joe Biden might be ready to run. The vice president's advisers telling ABC news, his political team has been ramping up in recent days, entering what they call a more active phase. Hi, how are you? Reporter: In camp Biden, there are discussions about fund-raising and launching a political action committee, and while the vice president himself hasn't authorized any of these moves, one adviser tells ABC news he believes Biden is 90% in. Biden telling George back in January that he is open to a run. Yes, there's a chance. I don't think you have to make up your mind until the summer. I think there's -- I think it's wide open on both sides. Reporter: And there could be an opportunity. Less than half of democratic front-runner Hillary Clinton's supporters described themselves as very enthusiastic about her candidacy. My father, my hero, Joe Biden! Reporter: And now, "The New York times" reporting that Biden's son beau, who died of cancer, pressed his father to run and the vp has been holding meetings at home, talking to friends, family and donors about jumping in. One thing is certain, Biden is not saying no. Happy new year. Reporter: For "This week," Cecilia Vega, ABC news, new York. Thanks, Cecilia. We'll have much more on the
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