20 Dems for 2020: who might the Democrat field next time around?
10 days ago
As Trump celebrates his first anniversary and Democratic thinks turn to the next election, we run down the contenders, from big names to dark horses
Democrats had thought they would be celebrating the one-year anniversary of Hillary Clinton being elected the first female president in American history, at long last transgres that” highest, hardest glass ceiling “.
The Democratic party has instead been relegated to watching from the sidelines as Donald Trump continues to flout institutional norms, often choosing to govern in 140 characters or less.
In an ordinary political climate, Democrats would seem well positioned to attain Trump a one-term president. And yet one year after the election, the party remains in search of a leader.
But that’s not to say Democrat are without options as they look ahead to 2020. While there’s no clear frontrunner to claim the mantle- and responsibility- of the next presidential nominee, a long list of potential competitors is emerging as the Democratic party seeks to dethrone Trump.