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Nelson: "You can't do better than Joe Biden"

Bill Nelson earlier this week told the New York Times that Biden would make a great veep pick for Barack Obama -- when it comes to courting voters in Florida.

Nelson told the newspaper that Biden's age is an "asset, not a liability, particularly among many of his constituents in Florida, a perennial swing state.

" 'You can’t do better than Joe Biden for vice president,' Mr. Nelson said. "He appeals to the kind of swing voters in Florida you have to have to win here because of his gravitas."