With ONLY 960 days to November 2020’s Presidential election and less to the nomination sweepstakes drawing?
Democrats possibles are putting together campaign staff for a possible run….
“It’s time,” added Erik Smith, a former top aide to Obama’s 2008 and 2012 campaigns, “to have a plan in place.”
Though they’ve mostly occurred behind closed doors, the moves paint a picture of a Democratic Party slowly but surely building up to a raucous primary contest. But desperate to avoid painting a Donald Trump-shaped target on their backs, the potential candidates have largely tried keeping almost all of their political maneuvers quiet — a significant break from the practice of recent election cycles, at least ahead of competitive multi-candidate primaries.
Eager to avoid the spotlight or appear to be looking beyond the midterms so early, few White House aspirants have ventured far into the early-voting state territory of Iowa or New Hampshire politics. Washington-based veterans of other national campaigns say that when the possible candidates call for advice, it’s seldom about primary state strategy, and more about top-line political guidance.
The relative circumspection is due largely to the massive list of Democrats considering a run: Dozens of pols have asked aides to look into what it would take to mount a real campaign, potentially stretching thin the staffing pool and leading political professionals to be extra-careful about signing on with any one possible candidate.
“Most cycles you’ve got maybe four or five people starting this early. What’s different isn’t what people are doing, it’s how many….
The List from Wiki which inludes , but is by NO all means exclusive of…….
- Joe Biden.
- Elizabeth Warren.
- Bernie Sanders.
- Cory Booker.
- John Delaney. (The only one actually declared)
- Eric Garcetti.
- Andrew Cuomo.
- Seth Moulton.
- Kamala Harris
- Kirsten Gillibrand
- Deval Patrick