DC crime hits law­mak­ers, a Biden, and a foot­ball star. Will that mat­ter in 2024?

DC crime hits lawmakers, a Biden, and a football star. Will that matter in 2024?

Nao­mi Biden is the lat­est high-pro­file per­son to have a brush with ris­ing crime in the nation’s cap­i­tal.
The old­est grand­daugh­ter of Pres­i­dent Joe Biden, Nao­mi Biden, was at home in Wash­ing­ton’s upscale George­town neigh­bor­hood when an attempt­ed car­jack­ing took place out­side her res­i­dence Sun­day night. Luck­i­ly for her, a Secret Ser­vice detail charged with her pro­tec­tion opened fire on the sus­pects, who prompt­ly fled the scene.
It was far from an iso­lat­ed inci­dent, prov­ing again that even Wash­ing­ton, D.C.‘s elite are not safe from its vio­lent crime wave. The polit­i­cal ques­tion is whether vot­ers will be fed up enough to vote in new lead­er­ship next Novem­ber.

Hunter Biden holds his son Beau as Pres­i­dent Joe Biden’s grand­daugh­ter Nao­mi Biden smiles as they attend the light­ing of Nation­al Christ­mas Tree on the Ellipse of the White House in Wash­ing­ton, Wednes­day, Nov. 30, 2022.
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“Crime rates all over the coun­try are up right now, and in some places, there is no account­abil­i­ty for these crim­i­nals …