[Fox News] Biden faces potential new challenge from fellow Democrat in 2024 presidential race

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President Biden could be facing a potential new challenge for the 2024 Democratic presidential nomination, this time from a sitting member of Congress. 

According to a Friday report from Politico, Rep. Dean Phillips, D-Minn., will head to New York City next week to meet with donors about a potential Democratic primary challenge to the 80-year-old Biden, something he’s reportedly been receiving inquiries about.

Phillips, a former gelato company executive who was first elected to Congress in 2018, has staunchly opposed the idea of a third party “No Labels” candidate, and has called for Biden to face more competition in the race considering his advanced age.

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Politico reported that Phillips is unlikely to mount a challenge to Biden unless the president’s health were to worsen, or if he lost a significant amount of political clout. Phillips sees other obvious Democratic candidates being unwilling to get into the race unless someone else jumps in first, according to the outlet.

A representative for Phillips did not immediately respond to Fox News Digital’s request for comment.

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Biden is currently facing challenges from Robert F. Kennedy, Jr., a former environmental lawyer, and Marianne Williamson, an author and spiritual guru. A recent Fox News poll shows the president maintaining a lead over the two challengers with 64% over Kennedy’s 17% and Williamson’s 10%.

If Biden were to be re-elected, he would be 86 upon the completion of his second term.

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