Dems see ‘binary choice’ ahead of 2024 races

New DGA Chair Tim Walz brushed off Biden’s poll numbers at this point in the election cycle.
Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz applauds as President Joe Biden speaks at Dutch Creek Farms in Northfield, Minn., Wednesday, Nov. 1, 2023. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)

The top Democrat tasked with overseeing his party’s efforts to win over governorships in next year’s elections expects voters will see a binary choice between democracy and authoritarianism in a presidential contest that will inevitably dominate the national political debate next year.

In an interview Thursday, Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz (D) said President Biden’s sagging poll numbers are taking place in a vacuum, one that will be filled once voters see the election as a choice between the incumbent and his predecessor, former President Donald Trump.

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