What does everyone in Washington know but not say? In this week's Meet the Press roundtable, experts agree that — despite what a fascinating story it would be to cover — Joe Biden isn't going to challenge Hillary Clinton for the Democratic nomination for president.
"This is reporters cheering for a story, it's not based in reality," said NBC's Chuck Todd, who said the media's infatuation with a hypothetical Clinton/Biden brawl could become a "trust issue" with the public.
So, why the focus on a story that no one in Washington thinks will materialize? "With Joe Biden, he's sort of media crack," said Buzzfeed's John Stanton.