Biden says he's running again, but does he mean it?

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President Biden assured key donors and allies at a fundraising event last month that he plans to run for a second presidential term in 2024, the Washington Post reports. If elected, he would be 82 years old on Inauguration Day, shattering the record currently held by Ronald Reagan, who was 73.

This announcement comes amid concerns over Vice President Kamala Harris' 28 percent job approval rating. The Week columnist W. James Antle suggested Friday that, if Biden does run again, he might even face pressure to drop Harris from the ticket. On the other hand, if she remains on the ticket and Biden fails to complete his second term for any reason, Vice President Harris would become President Harris, giving her the advantage of running as the incumbent in 2028.

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