Elizabeth Warren’s missed opportunity.
Her public image is the worst of any losing presidential candidate since at least Gerald Ford.
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.
Democratic Rep. Tulsi Gabbard announced she’s running for president in 2020. Or rather, she annoucned that she is going to announce in a released clip from her forthcoming interview with CNN’s Van Jones.
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.