Former Vice President Joe Biden is accepting donations for a presidential bid, though he has not yet announced the launch of an official campaign. He is widely expected to jump into the 2020 race in the coming weeks, and sources told CNN he will do so next week. Biden has run for president twice before, and polls show he could quickly become the Democratic frontrunner once he announces his bid. Democratic donors and party fundraisers received emails in recent days encouraging financial support for Biden, asking donors to send checks to Democratic consulting firms. Biden cannot officially accept any donations until he enters the race.

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