In an article discussing Vice President Joe Biden's active role in the developing conflict between the government and anti-government protestors in Ukraine and how this will define his political future, political science professor and presidential scholar Shirley Anne Warshaw was quoted.
From the Chicago Tribune:
However, given the United States' limited options in the Ukraine crisis after Russia seized the Crimea peninsula, Biden's role as a loyal Obama adviser on foreign policy poses risks to his political future if he runs for president in 2016.
Biden would be unable to separate himself from the administration's record on Ukraine if the West comes out on the losing end of its worst standoff with Moscow since the Cold War.
"He's tied to Ukraine policy, no matter how it comes out, said Shirley Anne Warshaw, a presidential scholar at Gettysburg College in Pennsylvania. "So he could be vulnerable."