President Joe Biden's quest for second term follows 50 years in politics (65 images)
By Wade Sheridan
President Joe Biden has officially announced that he is seeking re-election in 2024. Biden has served in government for 50 years. A former U.S. senator, he served as vice president under President Barack Obama. Now 80, Biden became the oldest president ever to assume office in 2021.
A young Sen. Joe Biden, a Democrat from Delaware, is seen in this undated photo at a press conference in Washington. His political career began in 1970, when he was elected to the New Castle County Council in Delaware at age 26. UPI File Photo
Joe Biden (R) and his wife, Jill Biden, make their way through a crowd of well-wishers and photographers to take a train to Washington after announcing his candidacy for president on June 9, 1987. UPI File Photo