Washington Week with The Atlantic

Concerns over America's aging leaders

For the second time in as many months, the top Republican in the Senate, Mitch McConnell, froze at an event while answering questions from reporters. And a new poll shows three-quarters of the public thinks that President Biden, who is 80, is too old to serve another term as president.

Concerns over America's aging leaders

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