By Reuters | PUBLISHED: March 1, 2019 at 7:32 am | UPDATED: March 1, 2019 at 7:32 am By Sharon Bernstein and Ginger Gibson SEATTLE/WASHINGTON, March 1 (Reuters) – Washington Gov. Jay Inslee said on Friday he will seek the Democratic Party’s nomination for president in 2020, joining the crowded field as a relative unknown who hopes to catch fire by making climate change a central issue of his campaign. Inslee, 68, is the first governor in the group vying for the chance to challenge President Donald Trump, the likely Republican nominee, in next year’s general election. “I’m running for president because I am the only candidate who will make defeating climate change our nation’s number-one priority,” Inslee said in a video released Friday morning. He planned to make a formal announcement later in the day at a solar energy company in Seattle, his campaign said. Inslee spent 15 years in Congress before being … [Read more...] about Jay Inslee, with climate change agenda, joins Democrats running for president
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Jan 28, 11:51 PM EST Newsletter Signup BusinessTechnologyWorldNationalMedia & CultureOpinionSportsLuxury National By Vaishnavi Vaidyanathan 01/28/19 AT 11:16 PM Former Vice President Joe Biden said Monday he is closer to making the decision on running for president in 2020."The answer is that I'm running the traps on this. I don't want to make this a fool's errand. I'm a lot closer [decision] than I was before Christmas, and we'll make the decision soon,” he told a Florida audience."The one thing that's for certain is we are in my view in a battle for America's soul. I'm making a decision now whether or not I'm the right person because it's important, it's critically important that we change the atmosphere,” he added, NBC-affiliated television station WRAL reported.Not only Biden, former Attorney General Eric Holder is also reportedly considering running for the president. CNN’s April Ryan tweeted that Holder is consulting people regarding the matter … [Read more...] about 2020 Democrats Running For President: Joe Biden, Eric Holder Considering Candidacy Seriously
Sections SEARCH Skip to content Skip to site index Subscribe Log In You probably don’t know his name. But Iowans have been hearing it for more than a year. John Delaney, a former Congressman from Maryland, spoke at the Democratic Wing Ding in Clear Lake, Iowa, in August. Credit Credit George Etheredge for The New York Times Supported by ByMaggie Astor Nov. 10, 2018 DES MOINES — Partway through his stump speech at the Iowa State Fair in August, Representative John Delaney spotted a familiar face walking by. “Mr. Speaker!” he called from his perch atop The Des Moines Register’s soapbox John Boehner, the former House speaker, wearing a blue-and-white gingham shirt almost identical to Mr. Delaney’s — and looking distinctly as though he wished he had taken a different route from the pork chop stand to the parking lot — was instantly surrounded by reporters. “I worked on a lot of … [Read more...] about John Delaney Is Already Running for President
ALTHOUGH Beto O'Rourke fell just short to Ted Cruz in the midterm election, his race broke fundraising records and urged voter turnout all across Texas. Here's what you need to know about the Democratic congressman's plans for the future, and whether running for President in 2020 is on his to-do list. How old is Beto O'Rourke? Robert Francis "Beto" O'Rourke is 46 years old. The dad-of-three was born on September 26, 1972, to El Paso County Judge Pat O'Rourke and Melissa Martha. His step-grandfather Fred Korth was the Secretary of the Navy under President John F. Kennedy. He obtained the Spanish nickname Beto from loved ones, who were keen to distinguish him from his grandad who shared the same name. He is married to Amy Hoover Sanders, 35, and they have three children, Ulysses, Henry and Molly. O'Rourke's father was killed in July 2001 at 58-years-old, as he was struck by a passing car while riding his bike. Will he run for President in 2020? O’Rourke won over more than … [Read more...] about How old is Beto O’Rourke and will the Democrat run for President in 2020?
WASHINGTON — Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is looking forward to watching Senate Democrats run for president. The Kentucky Republican, flush with victory from Tuesday's midterms, told reporters morning that with the midterm elections over, "It's going to be fun to watch the Democratic presidential aspirants" compete. He quipped that Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer of New York, "may have some attendance problems from time to time." That's because Sens. Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts, Kirsten Gillibrand of New York, Cory Booker of New Jersey and Kamala Harris of California are among those considering presidential bids in 2020. … [Read more...] about McConnell: “Fun” to watch Senate Dems run for president