As a New York Times/Siena Poll shows former President Trump leading President Biden in multiple key swing states, the calls to replace Biden on the Democratic ticket look far more serious today than just a few weeks ago. This, as Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV) announced that he will not seek re-election for his seat in 2024, but rather will be “traveling the country and speaking out, to see if there is an interest in creating a movement to mobilize the middle and bring Americans together.”

Ben gives an in-depth history of Senator Manchin and why his potential third-party run should be taken far more seriously than previous candidacies.

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