voters are wary of biden heres why he might win anyway

President Biden has announced that he will seek another term in the Oval Office, despite the fact that he will be 81 on Election Day 2024.

Not everyone is overjoyed about that prospect — more than half of Democrats don’t want him to run again. Nonetheless, the party’s leaders are increasingly confident about his chances. Jonathan Weisman, a political correspondent for The Times, explains why.

Jonathan Weisman, a political correspondent for The New York Times.

President Biden stands smiling behind a podium. Behind him, men in suits are applauding.
Although President Biden has to some extent lowered the temperature in Washington and worked at times with Republicans, the United States remains deeply polarized.Doug Mills/The New York Times
  • Mr. Biden has acknowledged that he has not accomplished all he wished to. But that, he maintains, is an argument for his re-election.

  • Although his poll numbers remain low, structural advantages have Democrats insisting that Mr. Biden is better positioned than his Republican rivals.

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Jonathan Weisman contributed reporting.

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