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PoliticsYounger 2020 candidates hint at age divide in hitting Biden

20:05  13 june  2019
20:05  13 june  2019 Source:   msn.com

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Younger 2020 candidates hint at age divide in hitting Biden
Younger 2020 candidates hint at age divide in hitting Biden
Younger 2020 candidates hint at age divide in hitting Biden

WASHINGTON — Some younger candidates in the crowded Democratic presidential primary are suggesting that the early front-runner, 76-year-old Joe Biden, is too entrenched in the past to lead the country.

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Both former Texas Rep. Beto O'Rourke, 46, and Pete Buttigieg, the 37-year old mayor of South Bend, Indiana, have stepped up questions this week about Biden.

They are openly wondering if the former vice president really can provide new perspectives for the future after the 2020 election.

The criticisms come two weeks before Democrats gather for the first presidential debate of the primary. They underscore a generational divide some candidates are trying to draw in hopes of reshaping the race.

Biden has shrugged off questions about his age, especially since President Donald Trump turns 73 on Friday. And Bernie Sanders is 77.

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