Will Biden run for president again? 12 of our columnists have the answer.
As soon as he decides not to run, his presidency is essentially over. Moreover, his announcement not to run would make Harris the front-runner, a possibility that makes many Democratic insiders, donors and voters queasy, given her own polling and reputational problems, deserved or not. At the very least, Biden’s decision not to run would set off a tumultuous fight for the nomination, obliterating much hope of accomplishing any more of his agenda.