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President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden, pictured here in the Oval Office in 2016, reunite as a buddy-cop crime-solving duo in the new (entirely fictional) novel Hope Never Dies. Alex Wong/Getty Images hide caption

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Barack And Joe Solve A Murder Mystery

The new noir novel Hope Never Dies rekindles a presidential buddy-cop bromance in order to unravel a suspicious death in Delaware. It is, to be clear, 100 percent fan fiction.

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Pints of Guinness stouts are lined up at one of the outdoor bars at the new brewery. Guinness, famous for making stout beer, opened a new brewery in Maryland this week. It's the first time Guinness has had a brewery in the U.S. in more than 60 years. Emily Bogle/NPR hide caption

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President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden, pictured here in the Oval Office in 2016, reunite as a buddy-cop crime-solving duo in the new (entirely fictional) novel Hope Never Dies. Alex Wong/Getty Images hide caption

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Barack And Joe Solve A Murder Mystery

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