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Capitol Chatter: Biden in Minneapolis: 'I'd trade it all' to play football

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ST. PAUL -- Joe Biden is ready to give up his job.

Well, only if he could become a high school football player.

The vice president made a surprise stop at South Minneapolis high school football practice after delivering a 37-minute speech to a campaign rally.


"Hey guys, how're you doing? My name's Joe Biden," the vice president said as he approached the team.

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Don Davis
Don Davis has been the Forum Communications Minnesota Capitol Bureau chief since 2001, covering state government and politics for two dozen newspapers in the state. Don also blogs at Capital Chatter on Areavoices.