Biden drops out of 2024 race after debate fueled age concerns. VP Harris gets his nod.

President Joe Biden at the first 2024 presidential election debate, at CNN's headquarters in Atlanta, on Thursday, June 27, 2024.
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Joe Mauer during the Hall of Fame induction ceremony at the Clark Sports Center on Sunday in Cooperstown, N.Y.
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Joe Mauer during the Hall of Fame induction ceremony at the Clark Sports Center on Sunday in Cooperstown, N.Y.

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Voters can now focus on the significant policy differences between the two political parties, not just the presidential candidates' personal capacities.

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