Saturday, August 29, 2015

who else is running for president? these from mingzhu dang


Running

Lincoln Chafee

Former Rhode Island governor
I enjoy challenges, and today we have many facing America.”
Iraq is keyAs a Republican senator, Mr. Chafee cast the party's lone vote against the Iraq war.
What Chafee would need to do to win
Running

Hillary Rodham Clinton

Former Secretary of State
Everyday Americans need a champion, and I want to be that champion.”
A dwindling leadMrs. Clinton is working to corral the party establishment behind her, as she finds her wide lead being narrowed by Mr. Sanders.
What Clinton would need to do to win
Running

Martin O'Malley

Former Maryland governor
We must save our country now. And we will do that by rebuilding the dream.”
Generational divideMr. O'Malley is pushing his youth and vitality as an asset.
What O'Malley would need to do to win
Running

Bernie Sanders

United States senator
I think people should be a little bit careful underestimating me.”
From the leftMr. Sanders has drawn enthusiasm among voters who were craving a more liberal option in the Democratic mix.
What Sanders would need to do to win
Running

Jim Webb

Former United States senator
We need a president who understands leadership.”
From the rightMr. Webb has been a persistent critic of the Iraq war but tends to hold more conservative views on gun control and immigration.
What Webb would need to do to win
Exploring

Joseph R. Biden Jr.

Vice president
Honest to God, I haven’t made up my mind.”
Still decidingMr. Biden recently called one of his most outspoken political supporters to discuss a potential run for president.
Not running

Elizabeth Warren

United States senator
I am not running for president. You want me to put an exclamation point at the end?”