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Joe Biden's 2nd presidential bid bucks public opinion

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On April 25, US President Joseph Biden announced he would be running for a second term in 2024. At 80, he is already the oldest person to hold that office. Though the announcement set at rest all the speculation, it has also raised apprehensions within the Democratic Party and among its supporters. Mr Biden’s second presidential bid appears to be at odds with the opinion of the American people; 70 per cent of them don’t want him to seek a second term and neither do 51 per cent of the Democrats. Their apprehensions are valid. Age need not be a

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First Published: Apr 27 2023 | 10:09 PM IST

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