Democratic Presidential Debates

Did you watch the Democratic presidential candidates debate last night on CNN? If not, you have the opportunity to watch night #2 starting at 8pm ET live.

Some say it is way too early to be thinking about the 2020 election. The mantra among my friends is “one election cycle at a time.” However, it takes time to learn about all the candidates so we might as well start the process now. True, there are so many presidential candidates in the field, 24 at this moment. (Due to Democratic National Committee rules only 20 have met the requirements for debates #1 and #2.)

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The current Democratic contenders are (in alphabetical order):Michael Bennet, Senator from Colorado; Joe Biden, former Vice President of the United States; Cory Booker, Senator from New Jersey; Steve Bullock, Governor of Montana; Pete Buttigieg, Mayor of South Bend, Indiana; Julian Castro, former U.S. Secretary of Housing & Urban Development; Bill de Blasio, Mayor of New York City; John Delaney, former Congressman from Maryland; Tulsi Gabbard, Congresswoman from Hawaii; Kamala Harris, Senator from California; John Hickenlooper, former Governor of Colorado; Jay Inslee, Governor of Washington State; Amy Klobuchar, Senator from Minnesota; Wayne Messam, Mayor of Miramar, Florida; Seth Moulton, Congressman from Massachusetts; Beto O’Rourke, former Congressman from Texas; Tim Ryan, Congressman from Ohio; Bernie Sanders, Senator from Vermont; Joe Sestak, former Congressman from Pennsylvania; Tom Steyer, former hedge fund executive; Elizabeth Warren, Senator from Massachusetts; Marianne Williamson, author; Andrew Yang, tech company executive. Eric Swalwell, Congressman from California, withdrew July 8th.

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