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JOE BIDEN

Age on Inauguration Day 2021: 78

Race entered: April 25, 2019

Career: no current role. Graduated in Law from the University of Delaware and Syracuse, he was first elected to the Newcastle City Council in 1969, then won the shocked Senate election in 1972 at 29 years old. crashed and served a total of six terms. Clarence Thomas’ infamous confirmation hearings, chaired by the judicial committee. He functioned as president in 1988, exited after the plagiarism scandal, ran again in 2008, retired after placing fifth among the Caucus of Iowa. Stopped by Obama as his running mate and served for two terms as vice president. He contemplated the third heat in 2016, but decided not to do it after his son died of brain cancer.

Family: the eldest of the four brothers born to Joe Biden Sr. and Catherine Finnegan. First wife Neilia Hunter and their one-year-old daughter Naomi died in a car accident that survived their two children, Joseph “Beau” and Robert Hunter. He married Jill Jacobs in 1976, with whom he has his daughter Ashley. Beau died of brain cancer in 2015. Hunter’s marriage to Kathleen Buhle, with whom he has three children, ended in 2016 when it emerged that Hunter was having an affair with Beau’s widow, Hallie, the mother of their two children. Hunter admitted the use of cocaine; his estranged wife accused him of spending their savings on drugs and prostitutes

Catholic religion

Opinions on key issues: ultra moderate that will emphasize the bipartisan record. He will be put to the test after having voted: to stop the desegregation bus in 1975; overthrow Roe v Wade in 1981; currently controversial Violent Crime Act of 1994; for the 2003 Iraq war; and for bank deregulation. He says he is the “most progressive” Democrat. New positions include free college, tax reform, $ 15 minimum wage. No public positions yet on Green New Deal and health care. Pro-gun control. He has already apologized to women who claim to have touched them inappropriately

He would make history as: the oldest person elected president

Slogan: our best days still remain ahead

MIKE BLOOMBERG

Age on opening day: 78

Race entered: 24 November 2019

Career: currently multi-billionaire CEO of Bloomberg PL, the financial information company that he founded in 1981 and which remains a private company. Educated for Johns Hopkins and Harvard, he became a Wall Street trader with investment bank Salomon Brothers and was fired in 1981, leaving with $ 10 million in shares which he used to found his financial information company, now one of the largest in the world. Three times mayor of New York from 2002 to 2013, first working as a republican and then as an independent; had to suspend mandate limits for the final mandate. He once flirted with the race for the Mayor of London, where he has a home; holds an honorary knighthood from Queen Elizabeth. He spent large sums on philanthropy in line with his political views and political campaigns

Family: Born in Brookline, MA, to first generation Jewish immigrant parents whose parents had fled Russia. Divorced 18-year-old wife, Susan Brown-Meyer, in 1993; the ex-couple has daughters Emma, ​​who has a son with her ex-boyfriend, and Georgina, who has daughter Zelda with her husband Chris Fissora. The boy has a portmanteau surname, Frissberg. Partner since 2000 is Diana Taylor, a 13-year-old former New York State Bank Commissioner

Religion: Jewish

Opinions on key issues: self-taught fiscal conservative, although painted as moderate Democrat by other conservative groups. Opposite to Medicare for everyone. The progressive socialist who supported gay marriage early, but reversed the legalization of marijuana, recently opposed it. He wants firm action on climate change. In favor of gun control. While the mayor of New York banned smoking in public places and tried to outlaw large sugary drinks. It supports the increase in immigration. He apologized for his incisive police strategy as mayor

He would make history as: the oldest person elected president; first Jewish president; the richest president ever; first mayor of New York to become president

Slogan: fight for our future

PETE BUTTIGIEG

Age on opening day: 39

Race registered: Announcement of the exploration committee announced January 23, 2019. Race formally registered on April 14, 2019

Career: currently mayor of Sound Bend, Indiana. Harvard Grad and Rhodes scholar, who graduated from Oxford before working as a McKinsey management consultant and serving as a Navy Reserve intelligence officer. Elected Mayor of South Bend in 2011 and served in combat in 2013, he won re-election in 2015

Family: she came as gay during the second run for mayor and married her husband Chasten Glezman, a middle school teacher in 2018. Her parents were academics from the University of Notre Dame; his father was Maltese-American. The surname is pronounced BOOT-edge-edge

Religion: raised as a Catholic, now an Episcopal

Opinions on key issues: stated that the Democratic Party needs a “fresh start”; wrote an essay in praise of Bernie Sanders at the age of 17; paid parental leave for city employees; other unknown policies

It would make history as: first openly gay and youngest president ever. First veteran of the post-World War II conflict

Slogan: a new beginning for America

TULSI GABBARD

Age on opening day: 39

Race entered: still to formally present all documents, but said it would run on January 11, 2019

Career: currently Congressman of Hawaii. Born in American Samoa, a territory. Raised largely in Hawaii, she co-founded an environmental non-profit with her father as a teenager and was elected to the state legislature at the age of 21, her youngest member in history. Enlisted in the National Guard and served on two tours, one in Iraq from 2004 to 2006, then as an officer in Kuwait in 2009. He served for the Honolulu City Council in 2011 and the House of Representatives in 2012.

Family: married to her second husband, Abraham Williams, director of photography since 2015. Her first marriage to childhood girlfriend Eduardo Tamayo in 2002 ended in 2006. Father Mike Gabbard is a Democratic Senator from the state of Hawaii, his mother Carol Porter is a nonprofit.

Religion: Hindu

Key Issue Opinions: Apologized for views on anti-abortion and anti-gay marriage; wants marijuana legalized at federal level; unlike most foreign interventions in the United States; claims a minimum wage of $ 15 and universal health care; he was the second elected Democrat to meet Trump after his 2016 victory

He would make history as: first woman, Hindu and Samoan-American president; the youngest president ever

Slogan: Lead with Love

AMY KLOBUCHAR

Age on opening day: 60

Race entered: candidacy announced on February 10, 2019 at the snow-flooded rally in his native Minneapolis

Career: currently Senator of Minnesota. Graduated in law from Yale and the University of Chicago, he became a corporate lawyer. He first ran unsuccessfully for office in 1994 as county attorney Hennepin, MI, and won the same race in 1998, then in 2002, without opposition. It ran for the Senate in 2006 and won 58-38; re-elected in 2012 and 2018

Family: married to John Bessler, professor of law at the University of Baltimore and expert on capital punishment. Daughter Abigail Bessler, 23, works for a Democratic board member from New York City. Father Jim, 90, was a veteran newspaper journalist who wrote a memoir on how his alcoholism hurt his family; Mum Rose is a retired elementary school teacher

Religion: Congregationalist (United Church of Christ)

Views on key issues: seen as a traditional liberal: he says he wants “universal health care” but he hasn’t explained how; pro-gun control; professional choice; incurs a minimum wage of $ 15; no public statement on federal legalization of marijuana; supported pro-Israeli law banning the “boycott, divestment and sanctions” movement; ruled against the abolition of the ICE

It would make history as: first female president

Slogan: let’s get to work

BERNIE SANDERS

Age on opening day: 79

Race entered: Sources said on January 25, 2019 that they would form an exploratory committee. Officially announced on February 19

Career: currently Senator from Vermont. Student civil rights and anti-Vietnamese activist who moved to Vermont and worked as a carpenter and radical filmmaker. Serial failed political candidate in the 70s, he ran as a socialist for the mayor of Burlington in 1980 and served two terms until 1989, and won a seat in Congress as an independent in 1990. He worked for the Senate in 2006 as an independent with Democratic endorsement and won the third term in 2018. He challenged Hillary Clinton for the Democratic nomination in 2016, but lost. Since then the campaign has been hit by allegations of sexual harassment – for which he apologized – and criticized for his “Bernie bro” culture

Family: born of a Jewish immigrant father and daughter of Jewish immigrant parents in Brooklyn, New York. Her first marriage to college girlfriend Deborah Shiling Messing in 1964 ended in divorce in 1966; had his son Levi in ​​1969 with his then fiancée Susan Cambell Mott. He married Jone O’Meara in 1988 and considered his three children, all adults, his. The couple has seven grandchildren. His older brother Larry is a former Green Party adviser in Oxfordshire, England.

Religion: secular Jew

Opinions on key issues: openly socialist and standard bearer for the left-wing turn of the democratic party. He wants a federal minimum wage of $ 15; destroyed banks; encouraging union membership; free tuition fees; universal health care; redistributive taxation; has opposed the war in Iraq and also the United States leading the fight against ISIS and wants troops largely out of Afghanistan and the Middle East

He would make history as: the oldest person elected president; first Jewish president

Slogan: Not me. We.

TOM STEYER

Age on Inauguration Day 2021: 63

Race entered: 9 July 2019

Career: currently retired. Born in New York to a wealthy family, he studied at the elite Phillips Exeter Academy and Yale, then Stanford Business School. Morgan Stanley and Goldman Sachs’ banker who founded their hedge fund in 1986 and became a billionaire; investments included subprime lenders, private prisons and coal mines. He resigned in 2012 to focus on promoting alternative energy. Longtime Democrat activist and donor who started the Trump impeachment campaign in October 2017. A net worth of $ 1.6 billion made him one of the Democrats’ biggest donors

Family: Married Kathryn Taylor in 1986; they have four adult children who have been told that they will not inherit most of his luck. Announced last November, he and his wife lived separately. Roy was a prosecutor for the Nuremberg trials

Religion: episcopal

Opinions on key issues: left of the field despite being a hedge fund tycoon. It supports single-pay health care, minimum wage increases and free public university. He previously spoke in favor of Bernie Sanders’ agenda. Aggressive supporter of climate change action, including abandonment of fossil fuels

He would make history as: the richest democratic president ever

Slogan: Actions speak louder than words

ELIZABETH WARREN

Age on opening day: 71

Tender entered: the exploration committee established on 31 December 2018

Career: currently Senator from Massachusetts. Law professor and academician who became a bankruptcy law expert and full professor of Harvard. It worked for the Senate and won in 2012, defeating Republican Scott Brown, holding it in 60 to 36% in 2018. He was selected to be Hillary’s running partner and campaigned hard for her in 2016

Family: twice married, mother of two children and grandmother of three children. The first husband and father of her children was her high school boyfriend. Second husband Bruce Mann is Harvard law professor. Daughter Amelia Tyagi and son Alex Warren have both been involved in her campaigns. He disputed the origins of Native Americans; DNA testing suggested that it is only 1,064th Native American

Religion: Methodist grown up, now described as a Christian without a fixed church

Opinions on key issues: he was a registered Republican who voted for the party but registered as a Democrat in 1996. Pros: higher taxes on the rich; banking regulation; Path of the Dream Act towards citizenship for “dreamers”; abortion and gay rights; financial campaign restrictions; and the expansion of public healthcare provision, although it has yet to specify exactly how this will happen. Cons: American presence in Afghanistan and Syria; liberalization of gambling

It would make history as: first female president

Slogan: Warren has a plan for that

AND THE 21 THAT HAVE WITHDRAWN

MICHAEL BENNET, senator from Colorado

  • Race entered: May 2, 2019
  • Exit: February 12, 2019, New Hampshire primary evening

BOOK BOOK, Senator from New Jersey

  • Race entered: February 1, 2019
  • Exit: January 13, 2020

STEVE BULLOCK, governor of Montana

  • Race entered: 14 May 2019
  • Sign out: December 2, 2019

JULIÁN CASTRO, former housing secretary

  • Race entered: 18 January 2019
  • Exit: January 2, 2020

KIRSTEN GILLIBRAND, senator from New York

  • Race entered: January 16, 2019
  • Sign out: August 28, 2019

BILL DE BLASIO, mayor of New York City

  • Race entered: May 16, 2019
  • Exit: September 20, 2020

JOHN DELANEY, former Maryland MP

  • Race entered: 8 July 2017
  • Sign out: January 31, 2019

MIKE GRAVEL, former governor of Alaska

  • Race entered: April 22019
  • Exit: August 2, 2019

KAMALA HARRIS, senator from California

  • Race entered: January 21, 2019
  • Sign out: December 3, 2019

JOHN HICKENLOOPER, former Colorado governor

  • Race entered: March 4, 2019
  • Exit: August 15, 2019

JAY INSLEE, governor of Washington

  • Race entered: March 1, 2019
  • Sign out: August 21, 2019

WAYNE MESSAM, Mayor of Miramar, Florida

  • Race entered: March 28, 2019
  • Sign out: November 20, 2019

SETH MOULTON, Massachusetts congressman

  • Race entered: April 22,2019
  • Sign out: August 23, 2019

RICHARD OJEDA, former senator of the state of West Virginia

  • Race entered: 12 November 2018
  • Sign out: January 25, 2019

BETO O’ROURKE, former Texas congressman

  • Race entered: March 14, 2019
  • Sign out: November 1, 2019

DEVAL PATRICK, former Massachusetts governor

  • Race registered: 13 November 2019
  • Exit: February 13, 2019, morning after the New Hampshire primary

TIM RYAN, member of the Ohio Congress

  • Race entered: April 4, 2019
  • Sign out: October 24, 2019

JOE SESTAK, a former Pennsylvania congressman

  • Race entered: June 23, 2019
  • Sign out: December 1, 2019

ERIC SWALWELL, California Congressman

  • Race entered: April 8, 2019
  • Exit: July 8, 2019

MARIANNE WILLIAMSON, author

  • Race entered: 15 November 2018
  • Exit: January 10, 2020

ANDREW YANG, entrepreneur

  • Race entered: 6 November 2018
  • Exit: February 12, 2019, New Hampshire primary evening

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