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    Democratic Rivals Take Aim at Biden

    Former Vice President Joe Biden has long been considered the front-runner among Democrats vying for the presidency. But some are now wondering whether his political days are numbered: In last night’s second primary debate he faced a powerful attack from Sen. Kamala Harris over his track record on racial issues. Observers said Biden, who was also targeted by other contenders, appeared rigid and defensive — and could be hampered by what some saw as “a very shaky start.”

    Could Biden bounce back? While he may have the credentials for the top job, this OZY op-ed argues that the very definition of electability is changing — and that old White men just don’t cut it anymore.

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