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MICHAEL BENNET

Age on inauguration day 2021: 56

Started race: May 2, 2019

Career: currently a senator from Colorado. Educated at the preparatory school of the St. Albans elite and was a page in Capitol Hill before graduating from Wesleyan and Yale Law School. Was a lawyer and worked at Clinton's Department of Justice and then moved to Colorado in 1997 as managing director of the investment company of billionaire Philip Anschutz. Was Chief of Staff at Denver, Mayor John Hickenlooper, then overseer of Denver Public schools. Appointed vacant Colorado Senate seat in 2009, it held 48.1 to 46.4 in 2010 and 50 to 44.3 in 2016

Family: Married to environmental lawyer Susan Daggett, with three daughters – Halina, Anne and Caroline. Was born in New Delhi while he went to diplomat father Douglas Bennet, who became the CEO of NPR and an assistant secretary of the state of Clinton. His grandfather, also Douglas, was an economic advisor to FDR. Mother Susanne is a former school librarian. Brother James is an editor of the New York Times opinion section

Religion: says he grew up with Jewish and Christian descent; no known therapy compliance

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Views on important issues: Moderate who does not support Medicare for everyone or – so far – Green New Deal. Strong pro-choice and pro-gay rights, leading to the Senate victory in 2010. Pro raising minimum wage. Want citizenship route for & # 39; dreamers & # 39 ;.

Would write history as: first Colorado president

JOE BIDEN

Age on inauguration day 2021: 78

Incoming race: April 25, 2019

Career: no current role. He graduated from the University of Delaware and in Syracuse, was first elected to Newcastle City Council in 1969, and then won his election victory to the Senate in 1972, at the age of 29. It was talked about stopping before he was sworn in when his wife and daughter died in a car crash and served a total of six installments. Presidents of the notorious Clarence Thomas hearings of the judicial committee. Ran for president in 1988, retired after plagiarism scandal, ran again in 2008, retired after placing fifth in the Iowa Caucuses. Tapped by Obama as his running partner and served two terms as vice president. Considered a third run in 2016, but did not decide after his son died of brain cancer.

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Family: oldest of four brothers and sisters of Joe Biden Sr. and Catherine Finnegan. The first wife Neilia Hunter and their one-year-old daughter Naomi died in a car accident in which their two sons Joseph & # 39; Beau & # 39; and Robert Hunter survived. Married Jill Jacobs in 1976, with whom he has daughter Ashley. Beau died of brain cancer in 2015. Hunter & # 39; s marriage to Kathleen Buhle, with whom he has three children, ended in 2016 when it came up. Hunter had a relationship with Beau & # 39; s widow Hallie, mother of their two children. Hunter allowed cocaine use; his estranged wife accused him of blowing their savings on drugs and prostitutes

Religion: Catholic

Views on the main issues: ultra-moderates who want to emphasize the bipartisan record. Will come under fire after having voted: to stop the desegregation buses in 1975; to overthrow Roe v Wade in 1981; for now controversial 1994 Violent Crime Act; before the war in 2003; and for deregulation of the banking system. He says he & # 39; most progressive & # 39; is a democrat. New features include free college, tax reform, $ 15 minimum wage. No public position on Green New Deal and healthcare yet. Pro-gun control. Has already apologized to women who claim he has touched them wrongly

Would write history as: oldest elected president

Slogan: working for America

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CORY BOOKER

Age on inauguration day: 51

Started race: 1 February 2019

Career: currently a New Jersey Senator. High school football player who went to Stanford or undergraduate and masters degrees before studying in Oxford as a Rhodes scholar and Yale Law School. Worked for advocacy and youth projects and successfully ran to Newark, New Jersey, City Council in 1998. Hardly any mayor elections in 2002 with claims that he & # 39; suburb & # 39; and & # 39; not black enough & # 39; used to be. Ran again in 2006 and won a landslide on a radical reform platform for a difficult city, including being tough on crime, cutting back on budget deficits, expanding affordable housing and tackling failing schools – controversially a huge gift from Mark Zuckerberg for the city. Ran for senate seat in New Jersey in 2013 special elections and won; won the full duration in 2014

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Family: Unmarried but entertainment actress Rosario Dawson. Parents Cary and Carolyn were among IBM & # 39; s first black executives. Brother Cary Jr. is an educational advisor to the Democratic governor of New Jersey

Religion: Baptist

Views on important issues: self-proclaimed liberal. Endorses abortion rights; affirmative action; healthcare for one payer; criminal justice reform; path to citizenship for & # 39; dreamers; federal marijuana decriminalization; $ 15 minimum wage; but has also spoken against technical regulation and for reducing the deficit in the long term

Would write history as: First unmarried president since Grover Cleveland in 1886

Slogan: Together, America, We Will Rise

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STEVE BULLOCK

Age on inauguration day: 54

Started race: May 14, 2019

Career: currently Governor of Montana. Montana, born in Claremont McKenna College, California, and Columbia Law, who worked for Montana Democratic governor and Justice Department before 2000 failed for state attorney general. The practiced law then ran again in 2008 and won, using a springboard to run for the governor in 2012, with 48.9 to 47.3, and then in 2016 won the second term with 50.3 to 46.5 in a state that won Trump from 56.2 to 35.7. Only Democratic governor who wins re-election in a Trump state

Family: Married to Lisa Downs, who had been in high school for a year. They have three children, Caroline, Alexandria and Cameron. His parents Michael, a teacher, and Margaret, a member of the school board, divorced when he was in elementary school and he has a brother, Bill

Religion: Catholic

Views on important issues: Vocal moderation. Want to expand democrats outside the coasts and cities. Not registered with Green New Deal or Medicare for everyone. Hillary Clinton warned against the attack on coal mines in 2016. He says the government must afford to pay taxes and make expenses. Social liberal about abortion and same-sex marriage. Has switched from opponent to weapon control to general background checks and weapons ban

Would write history as: first president of Montanan

Slogan: to be announced

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PETE BUTTIGIEG

Age on inauguration day: 39

Started race: announced formation of reconnaissance committee January 23, 2019. Formal participation in race April 14, 2019

Career: currently mayor of Sound Bend, Indiana. Harvard grad and Rhodes scientist who received a second degree in Oxford before he worked as a McKinsey management consultant and was appointed as a Navy Reserve intelligence officer. Elected Mayor of South Bend in 2011 and served in the fight in 2013, won re-election in 2015

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Family: Came out as gay during second mayor's run and married husband Chasten Glezman, a secondary school teacher in 2018. Parents were academics at the University of Notre Dame. Surname is pronounced as BOOT-edge-edge. Would be the first veteran of the fight since George H.W. Bush

Religion: raised as a Catholic, now episcopal

Positions on key issues: said that the Democratic party has a & # 39; new start & # 39; need; wrote an essay in honor of Bernie Sanders at the age of 17; paid paid parental leave for employees in the city; other policies unknown

Would write history as: the first openly gay and youngest president ever

Slogan: to be announced

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JULIAN CASTRO

Age on inauguration day: 46

Incoming race: January 12, 2018, at the demonstration in his native San Antonio, TX. An exploratory committee was formed two months earlier

Career: no current job. Stanford and Harvard graduated, a San Antonio, Texas, councilor at 26 and became mayor of the city in 2009. Was the Secretary of Housing and Urban Development Obama & # 39; s 2014-2016

Family: Married with a nine year old daughter, Carina, and a four year old son, Cristian. His identical twin Joaquin, who is a minute younger, is a Democratic congressman. Mother Maria del Rosario Castro was part of & # 39; radical & # 39; third party for Mexican Americans; father left his wife and five children for her, but they were never married. Would be the first Spanish-American president – announced his run in English and Spanish – and the very first American president with twins

Religion: Catholic

Views on important issues: want medicare for everyone; universal pre-K; promotion on affordable housing; will not take money from political action committees (PACs) associated with companies or trade unions. Other positions are still being announced

Would write history as: First Hispanic president, first twins

Slogan: One Nation, One Destiny

BILL DE BLASIO

Age on inauguration day 2021: 59

Started race: May 16, 2019

Career: currently mayor of New York. New York University and Columbia University graduate, who is a & # 39; political organizer & # 39; who worked in Nicaragua to support the Sandanistas, then became a volunteer for David Dinkins' campaign to be the first African-American mayor of New York. Bill Clinton appointed to HUD, then campaign leader of Hillary Clinton & # 39; s 2000 New York senate campaign, who would go to the seat of the New York City Council the following year. He successfully ran for Public Advocate in 2009, won a high-profile city post and then used it as a springboard in the packed 2013 mayoral primary in which Anthony Weiner was also present. Unexpectedly, Democratic field won landslide general election, repeating in 2016, 66.5 to 27.8. Concepts that are both affected by corruption investigations into lobbying by donors

Family: born Warren Wilhelm Jr. to the German-American war veteran and the Italian-American mother Maria de Blasio, who divorced when he was seven. Changed his name to Warren de Blasio-Wilhelm in 1983, then Bill de Blasio in December 2001. Married since 1991 to Chirlane McCray, seven years his oldest and a political campaigner and poet who says she identified herself as a lesbian in the 1970s and & # 39; met & # 39; the love of my life, married him. & # 39; They have two children: daughter Chiara, who graduated from Santa Clara University in 2016 and who said she fought against alcohol and drugs and mental illness; and son Dante, a Yale student

Religion: Abolished without religion. Now & # 39; there is a Christian foundation for much of what I believe. & # 39;

Views on important issues: ultra-liberal. Trumpeted his plan for a New York Green New Deal at Trump Tower in show of support for ultra-progressive wing. Introduced universal pre-K in the city and pushed a wealth tax. They were hostile to charter schools and supported legal marijuana. Spoken in favor of universal healthcare. Supports immigration reforms including path to citizenship for undocumented migrants. Spoke to stop-and-frisk. Broader foreign policy and economic positions unknown

Would write history as: Top President at 6 & # 39; 5 & # 39 ;, beat Abraham Lincoln to an inch

Slogan: to be announced

JOHN DELANEY

Age on inauguration day: 57

Used race: documents submitted on July 28, 2017

Career: no current job. Three times Maryland congressman, first election in 2012. Previously established, publicly traded companies that lend capital to healthcare and medium-sized companies and were the youngest CEO at the time of a listed publicly traded company in New York.

Family: Married father of four; woman April works for non-profit children's affairs

Religion: Catholic

Views on important issues: social liberal in favor of legalized management of pots and weapons, but not of health care for individual payers; fiscal conservative

Would write history as: First President of Marlyand. First openly bald president since Eisenhower

Slogan: focus on the future

TULSI GABBARD

Age on inauguration day: 39

Incoming race: still to formally submit papers, but said she would run on January 11, 2019

Career: Currently a congressman from Hawaii. Born on American Samoa, a territory, and can therefore be subjected to questions about whether she was born naturally. Raised largely in Hawaii, she co-founded an environmental non-profit with her father as a teenager and was elected the legislature of the age of 21, her youngest member in history. Hired in the National Guard and served two journeys, one in Iraq 2004-2006, then as an officer in Kuwait in 2009. Ran for the Honolulu City Council in 2011, and the House of Representatives in 2012

Family: Married to her second husband, Abraham Williams, a cameraman since 2015. First marriage to childhood sweetheart Eduardo Tamayo in 2002 ended in 2006. Father Mike Gabbard is a democratic state governor of Hawaii, mother Carol Porter has a non-profit organization.

Religion: Hindu

Views on important issues: Has apologized for opinions about abortion and gay marriage; wants marijuana federally legalized; unlike most US foreign interventions; supports $ 15 minimum wage and universal health care; was the second elected Democrat to meet Trump after his victory in 2016

Would write history as: first female, Hindu, and Samoan-American president; youngest president ever

Slogan: lead with love

KIRSTEN GILLIBRAND

Age on inauguration day: 54

Started race: announced reconnaissance committee at Stephen Colbert's CBS show on January 16, 2019. Formal launch for the Trump International Hotel and Tower, New York, March 24, 2019

Career: currently a New York senator. Dartmouth and UCLA law grad who was a high flying lawyer from Manhattan who represented large corporations. She says she was inspired to enter politics by hearing Hillary Clinton speak, although she is also the descendant of a prominent political family from the New York Democrats. Won the 20th district of New York, centered on Albany in 2004; appointed Hillary Clinton & seniors seat in 2008 and won the 2010- 63 special elections 63-35; won the first full term in 2012 and recognized 67-33 in 2018

Family: Married with British venture capitalist Jonathan Gillibrand with two sons, Theodore, 15 and Henry, ten. Father Douglas Lutnik was a Democratic lobbyist; Grandmother Polly Noonan was at the center of Albany's Democratic politics

Religion: Catholic

Views on important issues: initially pro-gun as a congressman, has since turned around to be pro-gun control and also pro-immigration; said Bill Clinton had resigned from Monica Lewinsky and forced Al Franken from Senate to dispute allegations; in favor of healthcare for one-payer and Medicare for everyone

Would write history as: first female president

Slogan: Brave victories

MIKE GRAVEL

Age on inauguration day 2021: 90

Started race: April 2, 2019, saying that he would not run to win. In May, he said he wants to be on the stage of the debate and force the party to the left

Career: no current role. Army intelligence officer on the G.I. went to Columbia University. Bill then moved to Alaska, where he became a Democratic activist and broker, then a member of the Alaska House of Representatives from 1963 to 1967. Won a senator race in Alaska in 1968, became a vocal anti-Vietnam campaigner. Failed for vice-president in 1972 but won two more terms as senator, lost in 1980. Returned to real estate, when in 1989 politics campaigned for & # 39; direct democracy. & # 39; Ran for Democratic nomination in 2008 to push his goals, but failed in polls and switched to the Libertarian Party, but lost his bid as a candidate. He later campaigned for causes, including marijuana legalization, but he also spoke with Holocaust deniers and called for a new 9/11 investigation. Was persuaded to walk before 2020 by a first-year student in high school and university who heard him on the podcast Chapo Trap House

Family: Married to second wife Whitney. Two adult children – Martin, a sales employee and Lynne Mosier – who both have two children. Parents were French Canadian immigrants to Massachusetts

Religion: Raised Catholic, now identifies as Unitarian

Views on important issues: ultra-liberal. He wants the abolition of the death penalty, decriminalization of all drugs, no first use of the promise of nuclear weapons, created a ministry of peace alongside the ministry of war, closes all foreign bases and reduces military spending by 50 percent, abolishes election college and makes senators & # 39; voting power proportional to population size

Would write history as: oldest ever president

slogan: Be announced

KAMALA HARRIS

Age on inauguration day: 56

Incoming race: announced that they were January 21, 2018 – Martin Luther King Jr. Day – on Good Morning America. Formal participation in race January 27

Career: currently a California senator. Howard and U.C. Hunter law school grad who worked as a prosecutor in Alameda County, CA, then at the San Francisco office before he was elected San Francisco DA in 2003 and used it as a springboard to successfully run for the California Attorney General in 2010. Won again in 2014 and was at the center of the US Attorney General and Supreme Court speculation, but also endured a series of controversies, including over allegations of police brutality. Ran for the Senate in 2016 and settled on liberal party wing

Family: born in Berkeley, California, to immigrant Indian Tamil mother and Jamaican father, both academics and raised from seven to eighteen in Montreal, Canada. Date married San Francisco Mayor Willie Brown when he was 60 and she was 29. Married lawyer Douglas Emhoff in 2014 and has two stepchildren; Cole, an aspiring actor, and Ella, an art and design student. Sister Maya was an adviser to Hillary Clinton and brother-in-law Tony West is Uber & # 39; s chief legal adviser

Views on important issues: ultra-liberal social, criticizing & # 39; identity policy & # 39; has rejected and runs without an action committee for political action, making it dependent on small donors. Has been shifted to criminal justice reform; supports Medicare for everyone; pro-gun control and anti-death penalty; says that illegal immigration is a civil not a criminal offense

Religion: said it was raised in both the Baptist and Hindu traditions

Would write history as: first female and first Indian-American president

Slogan: For The People

JOHN HICKENLOOPER

Age on inauguration day: 68

Started race: March 4, 2019 with an interview with Good Morning America

Career: no current job. Wesleyan-university-trained geologist who moved to Colorado to work in the petroleum industry, but was fired and started Wynkoop Brewing Company, the first artisanal brewpub in 1988 in the LoDo (lower center) area of ​​Denver. Ran for mayor of Denver as an outsider in 2003 and won, then won a second term in 2007. Ran for Colorado governor in 2010 and won 51 percent of the vote; his closest rival cost 36.5 percent. Won re-election 49.3 to 46 in 2014, but was limited in function and ended his second term in January 2019

Family: Married to second wife Robin Pringle, 40, a vice president at LibertyMedia Corp., owners of Sirius XM. Divorced first wife Helen Thorpe in 2012 after 10 years of marriage; ex-couple have son Teddy, a student in high school. He was born and raised in Narbeth, on Philadelphia's main street. His father's ancestors are, for example, Andrew Warwick General Andrew Hickenlooper

Religion: Quaker

Views on important issues: driven support for Green New Deal, but also favors fracking; has not embraced healthcare for single-payers, but has expanded Medicaid in Colorado; long track record as pro-gun control; pro-choice but did his best to talk about reducing unplanned teenage pregnancies; against the death penalty; advocates for same-sex marriage

Would write history as: first Colorado president

Slogan: to be announced

JAY INLEE

Age on inauguration day: 69

Started race: March 1, 2019

Career: currently Governor of Washington. Stanford drop out who graduated from the University of Washington and Williamette University School of Law before working as a city prosecutor in Selah, WA. First election at the Washington House of Representatives in 1989 and again in 1990; won the seat of Congress in the 1992 elections but lost in 1994 and then failed the 1996 gubernatorial run. Returned to Congress in the 1998 elections and continued to run for the governor until 2012. First term won 51.5 to 48.5; re-elected in 2016 by 54.4 to 45.6

Family: born in Seattle to the last parents Frank, a Navy veteran and high school teacher and coach, and Adele, a Sears sales representative. Married Trudi since high school and college since 1972. Three adult sons Jack, a radio producer in Washington D.C.; Connor, director of a non-profit state of Washington for the disabled; and Joe, who works for King County, WA's Natural Resources and Parks Department. Grandfather of three

Religion: non-denominational Protestant

Visions on key issues: run to combat climate change with praise for the green Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez New Deal – its track record in Washington D.C., including the ambition to zero zero buildings & # 39; to build and largely eliminate the use of fossil fuels; vocal gun control lawyer; fought Trump & # 39; s ban on access to people from seven Muslim-majority countries; mentioned a moratorium on the death penalty in Washington; supported legalization of marijuana in Washington and is expected to do so federally; will not take money from political action committees; position in healthcare is still unclear

Would write history as: first president of Washington

Slogan: Our moment

AMY KLOBUCHAR

Age on inauguration day: 60

Incoming race: Announced candidacy on 10 February 2019 at a snowy rally in her hometown of Minneapolis

Career: currently a senator from Minnesota. Yale and graduated from the University of Chicago, who became a corporate lawyer. First failed for office in 1994 as Hennepin, MI, county attorney, and won the same race in 1998, then in 2002, without opposition. Ran for senate in 2006 and won 58-38; re-elected in 2012 and 2018

Family: Married to John Bessler, lecturer in law at the University of Baltimore and expert on the death penalty. Daughter Abigail Bessler, 23, works for a Democratic member of the New York City Council. Father Jim, 90, was a former columnist who wrote a memoir about how his alcoholism injured his family; Mom Rose is a retired primary school teacher

Religion: Congregationalist (United Church of Christ)

Views on important issues: seen as a regular liberal: says they & # 39; universal healthcare & # 39; wants but has not explained how; pro-gun control; pro-choice; supports $ 15 minimum wage; no public statements about federal marijuana legalization; has supported the pro-Israeli law prohibiting the boycott, divestment and sanctions movement; spoke out against the abolition of ICE

Would write history as: first female president

Slogan: to be announced

WAYNE MESSAM

Age on inauguration day: 46

Started race: announced on March 28, 2019, official launch on March 30, 2019

Career: currently mayor of Miramar, Florida. Florida State University football player who played starting broad receiver, and graduated in 1997. Worked in the construction industry as a contractor and started his own company in 2007. Ran for City of Miramar Commission in 2011 and Mayor in 2015, beating 16-year-old Democratic incumbent and become the city's first black mayor. Won second term March 2019, days before announcing presidential offer

Family: married to college sweetheart Angela Sands, 44, who is also his business partner. Three children from college: son Wayne Jr. and twin daughters Kayla and Kyla. Fourth child and first American born child of Jamaican immigrants Hubert, a sugar cane cutter, and his wife Delsey, who both died. Was president of the National Black Caucus of Local Elected Officials in 2018

Religion: worship at the Fountain of New Life church in Miami Gardens, where he is a deacon

Views on important issues: he is an advocate of arms control. He wants to take action in the field of climate change and is opposed to offshore oil drilling. Opposes Trump's immigration policy and proposes to force immigration officials to get a warrant before entering town property. But to formulate the views on health care and foreign policy

Would write history as: First Jamaican-American and first President of Florida

Slogan: your champion

SETH MOULTON

Age on inauguration day: 42

Started race: April 22, 2019

Career: currently a congressman from Massachusetts. Trained at the Phillips Academy Andover elite – like both Bush presidents – and Harvard, he joined the navy in early 2001. In 2002, he was engaged and saw fighting in the invasion of Iraq and four total missions, ascending to captain and winning a naval and Marine Corps Commendation Medal and a Bronze Star. Attended the graduate school, worked for a high-speed train project in Texas, and ran against the sitting democrat and then the republican in 2014 to take his hometown district of Marblehead, which he has since held. Only second congressman would be elected president – first was James Garfield in 1880

Family: Married woman Liz Moulton, a divorced woman, in 2017. Couple had a daughter, Emmy, in October 2018. Parents Tom and Lynn, a real estate lawyer and a secretary, campaigned against Vietnam as students

Religion: United Church of Christ

Views on important issues: Democratic moderate campaigning for the opposition to the war in Iraq in which he served. Want a NATO in the Pacific and a radical change in the army, with a focus on new technology. Pro-gun control. Healthcare viewed unclear. Announced support for Green New Deal. Compared the rise of Trump with that of Hitler

Would write history as: the youngest ever president, who defeated Theodore Roosevelt with 234 days

Slogan: to be announced

BETO O & # 39; ROURKE

Age on inauguration day: 47

Started race: March 14, 2019

Career: no current job. Born Robert Francis O & # 39; Rourke. Boarding-school educated Columbia grad who lived in a New York loft, played in a punk band and did disorientation and set up an internet company. Ran for the El Paso City Council in 2005, win re-election and serve until 2012. Ran for Congress in 2012, beating eight-term Democratic incumbent in the primary. Gave place in Senate against Ted Cruz in 2018, lost 51-48

Family: Married with wife Amy Sanders, nine years younger, with sons Ulysses and Henry, and daughter Molly. Father Pat had long been an El Paso politician who switched from Democrat to Republican; mother Melissa ran a family business in the city until she sold it after the IRS probe. Melissa & # 39; s stepfather Fred Korth was one of JFK & # 39; s secretaries of the Navy. Father-in-law William Saunders is a real estate developer worth an estimated $ 500 million

Religion: Catholic

Views on important issues: wants comprehensive immigration reforms to give citizenship to & # 39; dreamers & # 39; and a way there for their parents, and is strongly opposed to the wall of Trump. Supports federal marijuana legalization. Pro-gun control including an assault rifle ban and universal background checks. Supports health care for one payer but with co-payment and has supported Medicaid expansion. Strong pro-choice. Has hinted that he will eliminate tech giants. He said that if he had had the chance, he would have voted for Congress in Congress

Would write history as: No clear claims

Slogan: to be announced

TIM RYAN

Age on inauguration day: 46

Started race: April 4, 2019

Career: Currently a congressman from Ohio. A high school football player who received a scholarship to Youngstown State, Ohio, but was transferred to nearby Bowling Green University when his career ended in an injury. Became a congress assistant, graduated in law, then served in the Ohio Senate, and when his former landlord Jim Traficant went to jail for fraud, he ran for his seat in 2002 and won. Has held district – first Ohio 13th then 17th when Youngstown was redistributed – since with little opposition since then. Uitgebracht boek over meditatie in 2012 en overwogen om tegen Nancy Pelosi te lopen voor minderheidsleiders

Familie: Getrouwd eerste klas onderwijzer Andrea Zetts in 2013. Koppel had het volgende jaar een zoon, Brady. Zetts heeft een dochter, Bella, en een zoon, Mason, uit haar eerste huwelijk, die Ryan zegt dat hij 'net zo lief heeft als de zijne'. Ryan's eerste huwelijk eindigde in een scheiding. Hij werd opgevoed door zijn moeder Rochelle nadat zij en zijn vader Allen gescheiden waren toen hij zeven was

Religie: katholiek

Standpunten over belangrijke kwesties: matig wie Medicare voor iedereen ondersteunt. In 2015 op dramatische wijze omvergeworpen van anti-abortus naar pro-choice. Lijkt niet op de Green New Deal, maar op koolstofbelasting. Gesproken voor het kapitalisme maar is ook pro-union. Gepleit voor mindfulnessonderwijs in klaslokalen. Ook de besturing van het pistool vanaf A-rating door NRA naar krachtige ondersteuning van anti-geweer-maatregelen ingeschakeld

Zou geschiedenis schrijven als: Alleen tweede vergadering congreslid gekozen tot president – eerst was James Garfield, ook uit Ohio, in 1880

Slogan: wordt nog aangekondigd

BERNIE SANDERS

Leeftijd op inhuldigingsdag: 79

Ingezette race: bronnen zeiden op 25 januari 2019 dat hij een verkenningscommissie zou vormen. Officieel aangekondigd op 19 februari

Carrière: momenteel Senator van Vermont. Burgerrechten van studenten en anti-Vietnam-activist die naar Vermont verhuisde en werkte als timmerman en radicale filmmaker. Seriemislukte politieke kandidaat in de jaren 1970, rende in 1980 als socialist voor burgemeester van Burlington en diende twee termijnen die eindigden in 1989, en won een zetel in het Congres als onafhankelijk in 1990. Ran for Senate in 2006 verkiezingen als onafhankelijk met Democratic goedkeuring en won derde termijn in 2018. Uitgedaagd Hillary Clinton voor de Democratische nominatie in 2016 maar verloren. Campagne is sindsdien getroffen door beschuldigingen van seksuele intimidatie – waarvoor hij zich heeft verontschuldigd – en bekritiseerd vanwege de cultuur 'Bernie bro'

Familie: Geboren door een joodse immigrantenvader en de dochter van joodse immigrantenouders in Brooklyn, New York. Eerste huwelijk met universiteitsliefje Deboarah Shiling Messing in 1964 eindigde in 1966 in een scheiding; had zoon Levi in ​​1969 met toenmalige vriendin Susan Cambell Mott. Getrouwd Jone O'Meara in 1988 en beschouwt haar drie kinderen, alle volwassenen, de zijne. Het echtpaar heeft zeven kleinkinderen. Zijn oudere broer Larry is een voormalig Green Party-raadslid in Oxfordshire, Engeland. Zou de eerste Joodse president zijn

Religie: seculier Joods

Visies op belangrijke kwesties: openlijke socialistische en standaarddrager voor de linkse ommekeer van de Democratische Partij. Wil federaal $ 15 minimumloon; gebroken banken; lidmaatschap van de unie aangemoedigd; gratis collegegeld; universele gezondheidszorg; herverdeling belasting; hij verzette zich tegen de oorlog in Irak en ook met de VS als leider van de strijd tegen IS en wil troepen grotendeels uit Afghanistan en het Midden-Oosten

Zou geschiedenis schrijven als: oudste gekozen president

Slogan: ik niet. Ons.

JOE SESTAK

Leeftijd op inhuldigingsdag: 69

Ingezette race: 23 juni 2019

Carrière: afgestudeerd aan de Amerikaanse marine, opgestaan ​​tot admiraal met drie sterren, waaronder opdrachten voor de gevechtsgroep van de USS George Washington-vliegdekschip en Bill Clinton's directeur van de nationale veiligheidsraad voor defensiebeleid, maar botste met Donald Rumsfeld. Gepensioneerd en liep als Democraat in het 7de district van Pennsylvania in 2006, won het en hield het vast totdat hij in 2010 naar de Senaatszetel in Pennsylvania rende en 51-49 verloor met een marge van 80.229 stemmen. Ran opnieuw in 2016, maar verloren in het primair

Familie: Getrouwd met vrouw Susan Clark, een verdediger en milieu-analist die hij ontmoette tijdens een reis naar de toenmalige Sovjet-Unie. Dochter Alexandra, geboren in 2004, overleefde een hersentumor van vier, maar kanker keerde dit jaar terug. Pater Joe Sr. was tijdens de Tweede Wereldoorlog gedecoreerd tot marineofficier en ligt begraven op de Arlington National Cemetery

Religie: katholiek

Visies op belangrijke kwesties: Wirt $ 1 triljoen openbaar infrastructuurplan; zegt dat er een 'klimaatcrisis' is en groene banen wil; valt China aan voor 'diefstal van intellectuele eigendom', maar wil dat de Amerikaan terug in het Trans-Pacific Partnership Trump terugtrekt; wil dat Medicare als een 'openbare optie' concurreert in plaats van universele gezondheidszorg; wil ook terug naar Iran deal en Parijs akkoord

Zou geschiedenis schrijven als: Eerste veteranenpresident sinds George H.W. Struik

Slogan: Accountability to America

ERIC SWALWELL

Age on Inauguration Day: 39

Entered race: Announced on the Stephen Colbert Show, April 8, 2019

Career: College soccer scholar whose sporting career was ended by injury who was a Capitol Hill intern in the building on 9/11. University of Maryland law graduate, served as a prosecutor in Alameda County, CA – where Kamala Harris worked in earlier years. He was elected to Dublin City Council, CA, in 2010 and ran for Congress in California's 15th District the following year, unseating 20-seat Democrat incumbent through California's 'top-two' system. Number 6 on The Hill's 50 Most Beautiful List in 2014. Won fourth term 73-27 in 2018. Would be only second sitting congressman elected president – first was James Garfield in 1880

Family: Married second wife Brittany Ann Watts, a Ritz-Carlton sales director in 2016, and has a son Nelson and daughter Kathryn. First marriage to Melissa Maranda ended in divorce. Born in Iowa where his father was a police chief who was fired for being too hardline, and brought up in California where the family moved in search of work

Religion: Christian

Views on key issues: Socially-ultra liberal. Has called for mandatory buyback of 'military-style semi-automatic assault weapons' and other gun control measures. Supportive of the green new deal but with new jobs guarantee for fossil fuel workers. Wants 'health-care guarantee' rather than Medicare for all. Aggressive voice for investigation of Trump

Would make history as: Youngest president ever

Slogan: Go big. Be bold. Do good.

ELIZABETH WARREN

Age on Inauguration Day: 71

Entered race:  Set up exploratory committee December 31, 2018

Career: Currently Massachusetts senator. Law lecturer and academic who became an expert on bankruptcy law and tenured Harvard professor. Ran for Senate and won in 2012, defeating sitting Republican Scott Brown, held it in 2018 60% to 36%. Was short-listed to be Hillary's running mate and campaigned hard for her in 2016

Family: Twice-married mother of two and grandmother of three. First husband and father of her children was her high-school sweetheart. Second husband Bruce Mann is Harvard law professor. Daughter Amelia Tyagi and son Alex Warren have both been involved in her campaigns. Has controversially claimed Native American roots; DNA test suggested she is as little as 1,064th Native American

Religion: Raised Methodist, now described as Christian with no fixed church

Views on key issues: Was a registered Republican who voted for the party but registered as a Democrat in 1996. Pro: higher taxes on rich; banking regulation; Dream Act path to citizenship for 'dreamers'; abortion and gay rights; campaign finance restrictions; and expansion of public provision of healthcare – although still to spell out exactly how that would happen. Against: U.S. presence in Afghanistan and Syria; liberalization of gambling

Would make history as: First female president

Slogan: To be announced

MARIANNE WILLIAMSON

Age on Inauguration Day: 68

Entered race: Announced exploratory committee November 15, 2018. Formally entered January 28, 2019

Career: Currently an author, Dropped out of Pomona College, California, became part of the counter culture and anti-war movement and ran a 'metaphysical bookstore' before publishing spiritual guide A Return to Love and being praised by Oprah, sending it to number one. Published series of follow-ups and founded AIDS charity and subsequently more non-profits including a peace movement. Ran for Congress in 2014 and lost

Family: Born to immigration attorney father Sam and housewife mother Sophie in Houston, Texas. Married for 'a minute and a half' to unnamed man; daughter India was born in 1990 but Williamson declines to name her father

Religion: Jewish

Views on key issues: Wants vast expansion of physical and mental healthcare; and nutrition and lifestyle reforms including ban on marketing processed and sugary foods to children; universele pre-K; much of the Green New Deal's proposals including a de-carbonized economy, electric cars and rebuilding mass transit; gun control through licensing; wants more vacation time; pro decriminalizing all drugs

Would make history as: First female president

Slogan: Join the Evolution

ANDREW YANG

Age on Inauguration Day: 46

Entered race: Filed papers November 6, 2018

Career: No current job. Started a dotcom flop then become healthcare and education tech executive who set up nonprofit Venture for America

Family: Married father of two. His parents were both immigrants from Taiwan who met at the University of California, Berkeley, as grad students

Religion: Reformed Church

Views on key issues: Warns of rise of robots and artificial intelligence, wants $1,000 a month universal basic income and social media regulated. Spoke out against male circumcision. Wants a state monitor to crack down on 'fake news.'

Would make history as: First Asian-American president

Slogan: Humanity First

AND THOSE WHO'VE ALREADY WITHDRAWN

RICHARD OJEDA. West Virginia ex- state senator and paratrooper veteran

Entered race: November 12, 2018. Quit: January 25, 2019

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