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Democratic Presidential Candidates
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Born in Scranton, PA and lived in Delaware; Served as Senator from Delaware from 1973 - 2009. In 1972, his wife & 1 year old daughter were killed in a car accident. His son, Beau, died in 2015 from brain cancer.
In 2019, he was denied Catholic communion at a church in South Carolina.
Won 10 of the states on Super Tuesday, 2020.
47th Vice President of the United States under Obama.
Was Mayor of Burlington, Vermont from 1981-1989 & was first elected to the House of Representatives in 1991.
Longest serving independent in the United States Congress. Senator from Vermont since 2007.
Ran against Hillary Clinton in the 2016 Democratic presidential primary.
A self-proclaimed democratic socialist.
His presidential campaigns do not accept Super PAC money and is based on small donors.
Formerly a law school professor specializing in bankruptcy law. A progressive Democrat and vice chair of the democratic caucus.
Senator from Massachusetts since 2013.
Famously allowed "selfie lines" after her speeches during the 2020 campaign, sometimes spending house taking selfies with supporters.
Mocked by Donald Trump as "Pocahontas" after mentioned some partial Native American ancestry.
"Nevertheless, she persisted." quote from Mitch McConnell when she protested a voted for Jeff Sessions in 2017.
Former mayor of NYC. A multi-billionaire.
Spent over $500 million of his own money on his 2020 campaign for the democratic nomination.
Known for his stop & frisk policy while mayor of NYC.
Minnesota's first elected female United States senator (since 2006); graduate of Yale University and University of Chicago Law School.
A member of the Minnesota Democratic-Farmer-Labor Party; she previously served as the Hennepin County attorney
Hawaii Army National Guard major who serves as the U.S. Representative for Hawaii's 2nd congressional district.
Elected in 2012, she is the first Hindu member of Congress and the first Samoan-American voting member of Congress.
Served in a field medical unit of the Hawaii Army National Guard in Iraq from 2004 to 2005 and was deployed to Kuwait from 2008 to 2009 as Army Military Police platoon leader.
Former mayor of South Bend, IN from Jan. 2012-2020.
Publicly came out as gay in 2015.
Despite losing the popular vote in Iowa, he earned more delegates than Bernie Sanders, making him the first openly gay candidate to win a presidential primary.
American hedge fund manager, philanthropist, & environmentalist. Ran a self-funded campaign. Became known for his red plaid tie.
American politician, civil rights lawyer, author, and businessman who served as Governor of Massachusetts from 2007-2015.
Previously served as an assistant U.S. Attorney in the Civil Rights division.
Senator from Colorado since 2009.
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