You may not know it you’re not a political junkies like most here…
The top name’s in the 2020 Presidential race for the Democratic nod ARE crisscrossing the country collecting IOU’s for their possible nomination runs , which will start in earnest next year….
The below piece focuses on Sen. Elizabeth Warren, but also looks at the top sweepstakes people….
Obama has been absent from the party headlines and Hillary Clinton is climbing back in the spotlight and has been the subject of some speculation for a 2020 run , again?….
Former Vice President Joseph R. Biden Jr., wielding a political network cultivated over decades, has been reasserting himself as a party leader, while Senators Cory Booker of New Jersey and Kamala Harris of California have emerged as fresher-faced messengers for the midterms. And Senator Bernie Sanders of Vermont, the runner-up in the 2016 primaries, has been acting like a candidate as he considers another race.
All five have been traveling the country, raising money for Democrats and gauging the appeal of their personalities and favorite themes. As a group, they are a strikingly heterogeneous array of rivals for Mr. Trump, embodying the Democratic Party’s options for defining itself: They are distinguished by gender and race, span three decades in age and traverse the ideological and tonal spectrum between combative Democratic socialism and consensus-minded incrementalism.
Yet absent, at least so far, is either an obvious political phenom like former President Barack Obama or an establishment-backed juggernaut in the mold of Hillary Clinton. Unlike the last few Democratic primaries, the unsettled race evokes the sprawling nomination fights of earlier decades — lacking a dominant figure and seeming inviting new leaders to rise….