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Many Vulnerable Democratic Candidates See Biden as Risky. Not This Lawmaker

  • Representative Mike Levin calls Biden ‘terrific messenger’
  • Vulnerable Democrats largely keeping distance from president
Joe Biden, Chrissy Levin, and Mike Levin. 

Joe Biden, Chrissy Levin, and Mike Levin. 

Photographer: Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images

Joe Biden’s low approval ratings have most Democrats in competitive races running away from the president. Not Representative Mike Levin.

Levin, whose San Diego-area district is rated “toss up” by the Cook Political Report, welcomed Biden to a pair of events late last week -- one of the few personal appearances Biden has made for any vulnerable House Democrat.