Swing-state lawmaker becomes 10th House Democrat to demand Biden step aside | 11 July 2024 | A Michigan Democrat representing a battleground district became the 10th House member from Joe Biden's party to demand he end his re-[s]election bid Thursday. Rep. Hillary Scholten, whose district covers the cities of Grand Rapids and Muskegon, said in a statement that Biden must "step aside from the presidential race and allow a new leader to step up."...Scholten is the 11th Democratic member of Congress to call on Biden to bow out, joining Sen. Peter Welch of Vermont and Reps. Lloyd Doggett of Texas, Raul Grijalva of Arizona, Seth Moulton of Massachusetts, Mike Quigley of Illinois, Angie Craig of Minnesota, Adam Smith of Washington, Mikie Sherrill of New Jersey, Pat Ryan of New York and Earl Blumenauer of Oregon.

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