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In One Chart: As Biden mulls announcing re-election bid Tuesday, here are the potential 2024 Republican candidates

This is MarketWatch's list of the 2024 Republican presidential contenders and the status of their candidacies. Read More...

The contest to become the Republican Party’s 2024 presidential nominee is heating up, with Nikki Haley, a former U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, and longshot candidate Vivek Ramaswamy each announcing runs since the beginning of the year, and former Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson joining the fray in a Sunday-show appearance on April 2.

Another notable move has been the rollout of a campaign-style book by Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis, in which he argues that his approach to managing his state can provide a model for the rest of the country.

And former President Donald Trump appears to be getting a political lift from a Manhattan district attorney’s case against him, though some analysts don’t see the boost lasting.

See: Trump raised $34 million so far in 2023, including bump from indictment

So who are the GOP politicians in the mix for 2024?

Below is MarketWatch’s list of potential Republican presidential contenders and the status of their candidacies.

Meanwhile, President Joe Biden has been eyeing this coming Tuesday as the time to formally announce his 2024 re-election campaign. Democrats seem to be closing ranks behind Biden, although author and activist Marianne Williamson said she’s seeking the party’s nomination again and vigorously defended her decision to challenge the president in an extensive question-and-answer session with MarketWatch. Anti-vaccine activist Robert F. Kennedy Jr. also is mounting a longshot challenge to Biden, as he held a kickoff event for his campaign on Wednesday.

Related: Biden criticizes DeSantis over his Medicaid stance while in Florida

And see: 5 things to know about Nikki Haley, the Republican candidate challenging Trump in 2024

Plus: Ron DeSantis skips CPAC, says Republicans act like ‘potted plants’ when facing ‘woke ideology’

Name Title Reports or statements on candidacy
Greg Abbott Texas governor Abbott strategist said governor “will take a look at the situation” after state’s legislative session ends in late May
John Bolton Former national-security adviser, former ambassador to United Nations He has said he may run for president in 2024
Liz Cheney Former Wyo. congresswoman She has said she hasn’t made a decision about a 2024 run
Chris Christie Former N.J. governor He said in late March that he’ll make decision on run in next 60 days
Ted Cruz U.S. senator from Texas He said he won’t seek the GOP presidential nomination, instead aiming for re-election in Senate
Aaron Day Known in part for running against former N.H. GOP Sen. Kelly Ayotte He announced his candidacy in February
Ron DeSantis Florida governor He hasn’t made a formal announcement, but his team has rolled out a book and talked to prospective campaign staff
Larry Elder Conservative radio host He announced his run on April 20
Nikki Haley Former ambassador to United Nations, former S.C. governor She announced her run in February
Larry Hogan Former Md. governor He said he won’t run
Asa Hutchinson Former Ark. governor Having promised a decision in April, he said on April 2 that he’s running
Perry Johnson Businessman and former Mich. gubernatorial candidate He announced his candidacy in early March
Brian Kemp Ga. governor He hasn’t ruled out running, but has said he’s “not focused on 2024
Steve Laffey Former Cranston, R.I., mayor He announced his candidacy in February
Kristi Noem S.D. governor She has said she hasn’t ruled out a presidential run
Mike Pence Former vice president He has beefed up his staff but said he doesn’t feel any rush to make an announcement
Mike Pompeo Former CIA director and secretary of state Announced on April 14 on Twitter that he has decided against a run
Vivek Ramaswamy Entrepreneur and author known for criticizing ESG investing as “wokeism” He announced his candidacy in February
Kim Reynolds Iowa governor A former RNC chair has said she should be considered for 2024
Mike Rogers Former Mich. congressman He suggested an announcement on a run may come in “late spring, early summer
Tim Scott U.S. senator for S.C. He’s making trips to Iowa and New Hampshire, key primary states
Francis Suarez Mayor of Miami, Fla. He said he’s close to deciding on whether or not to run
Chris Sununu N.H. governor He has said he’s considering a run
Donald Trump Former president He announced in November that he’s running
Glenn Youngkin Va. governor He appears to be putting his White House aspirations on hold

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