Biden's V-P Role

Wednesday - 1/28/2009, 5:21pm EST

Brian Todd

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The president's confidant - not the deputy president. That's how Joe Biden sees his role as vice president to President Barack Obama. Biden says he hopes he can help the president shape policy. And Biden hopes he's the last person in the room for every key decision that Obama makes. It sounds like a major shift from the vice-presidency of Dick Cheney, as we learn from CNN White House Correspondent Brian Todd.