Joe Biden will enter 2016 presidential race, Fox News reports
Vice-President Joe Biden on March 29, 2014. (AFP)

Fox News White House correspondent Ed Henry is reporting that three unnamed sources tell him Joe Biden will enter the 2016 presidential race.

The media have been speculating for nearly two months about whether Biden would run and if he did, whether he could win, according to Washington Post columnist Daniel Drezner. And a group called "Draft Biden" has sprung up in hopes of pressuring the Democrat to run.

Adding an emotional component to the decision, the New York Daily News reported that Biden's son, Beau, who died of brain cancer, had urged his father to run before passing away. U.S. Representative Brendan Boyle also said he had sources reporting Biden will run.