Newsom 2024: Could the California governor be a rival to Joe Biden?

Amid concern over the president’s poll ratings, Gavin Newsom appears to be running something of a shadow campaign.

  • There’s growing evidence that Gavin Newsom, the charismatic and energetic Democratic governor of California, is running something of a shadow campaign to Joe Biden.

Several developments in recent days suggest Newsom, who romped to re-election a year ago without really campaigning, is ready to bring forward what was already expected to be a strong run for the presidency in 2028.

  • There are mounting concerns inside the Democratic party, matching polling among voters, that Biden is too old for a second term.

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