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Biden: 'That close' to having an American pope

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Politics,Paul Bedard,Washington Secrets
Fresh off his visit to Rome to watch the Vatican's new installation of Pope Francis, Vice President Biden said that the College of Cardinals came "that close" to picking an American over the Argentinian Francis. "We almost made it big... We almost had a chance at power. We came that close, that close," said Biden Wednesday during a breakfast of pancake and eggs for Ireland's Taoiseach Enda...