James Carville: Biden represents 'stability' not 'generational change'

James Carville: Biden represents 'stability' not 'generational change'
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Democratic strategist James Carville said in an interview that aired Sunday that former Vice President Joe BidenJoe BidenButtigieg on Biden's Iraq War vote: 'that vote was a mistake' Buttigieg on Biden's Iraq War vote: 'that vote was a mistake' Ocasio-Cortez starts petition to repeal Hyde Amendment MORE represents what Democrats have been familiar with rather than "generational change"

"Biden represents stability ... but doesn't represent generational change," Carville told radio host John Catsimatidis in an interview that aired on AM 970 in New York.

He added that a big question in the race is whether Biden will be able to hold on to his lead or whether he will falter and open up the race to one of his many competitors for the nomination. 

"The field's going to wind down pretty quick, I think," Carville said, referring to the two dozen people in the race. "It's really a question of Biden and everybody else and can Biden stay in the lead or does he falter and then one of these other people come charging from behind."

Biden has been a front-runner in the 2020 Democratic primary race in most major polls. In a Monmouth University poll last week, he had support from 33 percent of Democrats, with his closest challenger, Sen. Bernie SandersBernie SandersButtigieg on Biden's Iraq War vote: 'that vote was a mistake' Buttigieg on Biden's Iraq War vote: 'that vote was a mistake' The generational divide of Joe Biden and the Democratic Party MORE (I-Vt.), 18 percentage points behind.