Now we have the first of those data points, and it is good news for Team Beto.
Category: 2020 Election
Let us spare a moment to consider Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand’s re-lauch/reboot/restart campaign.
A reccurrence of Feel the Bern? Senator Bernie Sanders, Independent Democratic socialist, Seeks 2020 Democratic Nomination for President. Reportedly.
With the 2020 presidential campaign heating up, and several of the big names starting to officially declare, the first batch of campaign videos to introduce the candidate are out. And that’s just the one’s who have announced…there are plenty more where that came from.
And then there were 4. Or 5. Or six. Depends on who you are counting as officially running for the Democratic Nomination for President in 2020. But this probably bears watching closely, as some of the powers that be have already expressed excitement for Senator Kirsten Gillibrand.
His announcement was not surprising, having made little secret of his ambition for higher office. At 44, he will be one of the younger candidates, something he is used to as he has been youngest city council member, youngest mayor, and youngest Obama cabinet official over the course of his career.
In a move that was surprising only in the timing, Senator Elizabeth Warren (D, MA) released a launch video and a notice of forming an exploratory committee for a 2020 White House bid. The later move allows her to officially begin fundraising, staff a campaign, and become the first of the known name candidates to declare.
Trump’s re-election numbers look worse than his predecessor’s, in more ways than one.
The media is itching for a competitive 2020 Republican Primary fight. But actual Republicans? Not so much.