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Robert F. Kennedy, Jr. announces independent run for president

Kennedy could become a spoiler for Biden in the 2024 election.

Published: October 9, 2023 1:04pm

Updated: October 9, 2023 1:19pm

Robert F. Kennedy, Jr. announced on Monday that he's running as an independent for president and dropping out of the race for the Democratic presidential nomination.

Kennedy could become a spoiler for President Biden in the 2024 election by shifting votes away from the sitting president.

His announcement was made during a campaign event in Philadelphia.

Cornel West is also running as an independent presidential candidate.