Democratic U.S. Rep. Dean Phillips officially enters the 2024 presidential race, emphasizing key campaign themes despite acknowledging long odds. Phillips, a Minnesota congressman, intends to focus on four main areas: the economy, healthcare, climate change, and education. His campaign aims to address the needs of the middle class, workers, and future generations, emphasizing the importance of bipartisanship and innovative solutions.
In our news wrap Friday, Biden and China's President Xi prepare to meet next week, Biden formally entered the first 2024 Democratic primary, and Rep. Dean Phillips (D-MN) announced his candidacy for the Democrat presidential nomination against President Joe Biden. Phillips joins a growing list of primary challengers, highlighting the division within the Democratic Party as the 2024 presidential election approaches.
The New Hampshire Secretary of State's office confirmed Minnesota Democratic congressman, Dean Phillips, was on their filing calendar for Friday. This official confirmation solidifies Phillips' entrance into the race, further adding to the competition within the Democratic primary. As the 2024 presidential election is just over a year away, the emergence of new challengers indicates the desire for change within the party.