Democrats in tight races are hesitant to stump with Biden unless he keeps the attention off himself

Eagerness to support President Joe Biden in his 2024 campaign is seemingly mixed among Democratic lawmakers, according to a CNN report.  

Campaigning alongside an incumbent president usually elicits excitement from party members. However, Biden’s approval rating has been hovering around 40% for the last two years, and his age has gotten a lot of negative attention after special counsel Robert Hur’s report released earlier this month. Now, many Democrats, especially those in swing districts, are being selective with how much they want to campaign with Biden. Many candidates and staffers said they only want to appear with Biden if the focus is on their district and not his presidential campaign.

Recently elected Rep. Tom Suozzi (D-NY), who replaced George Santos in a special election in the Long Island district, did not explicitly run his campaign in tandem
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