Elections, Politics

2020: Massive Dem Field Forming for White House Bid

There are quite a few heads in the image above, and that’s after a whole row and column were removed just to fit it in.

Depending on whose count you’re following, over 40 potential contenders for the White House have made some sort of indication of interest in being elected Democrat president in 2020.

It’s arguably the biggest potential field ever.

And with this number, one can only wonder how the party might conduct a debate in which each candidate may only get a single question.

Of course the top contenders as of now include Joe Biden, Eric Holder, Terry McAuliffe, Bernie Sanders, and Elizabeth Warren, just to name a few.

And then there is the handful of celebrities and billionaires looking at their prospects as well.

With President Trump’s reelection campaign underway, the Dem clown show will be fun for the whole family.

Here’s more from Fox News…

Something rare is happening ahead of the 2020 Democratic presidential primaries: There are no Clintons or Obamas running, or waiting in the wings.

“It really is the first time since 1992 there isn’t sort of an 800-pound gorilla,” said Ray Buckley, chairman of the Democratic Party in New Hampshire, which hosts the first-in-the-nation primary.

The absence of a clear frontrunner, in turn, has dozens of Democrats from across the ideological spectrum weighing their options, creating the possibility that the primary season could see upwards of 20-plus candidates vying to take on President Trump two years from now.

“The good thing is, we just built two or three new hotels in Des Moines, and I think we are going to need them leading up to the caucuses, because there are going to be a lot of candidates,” Matt Paul, Hillary Clinton’s former Iowa chairman, told Fox News.

While there’s no Obama or Clinton on the ballot, candidates with ties to the 44th president could enjoy an early advantage – at least while others are trying to build national name recognition.

At the top of that list is former Vice President Joe Biden, who leads in a recent Quinnipiac poll of Democrats. Meanwhile, Obama’s Attorney General Eric Holder told The Washington Post he’s got the “guts” to be president. And the former Massachusetts governor Obama himself has suggested would be a worthy successor, Deval Patrick, isn’t taking his name out of contention.

The nascent field also includes several current and former governors: former Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe, quoted several days ago by the Washington Free Beacon saying “Who better to take on Trump than me?”; New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo, who wrapped up at least one recent set of anti-Trump remarks by borrowing the president’s famous slogan, “we’re going to make America great again;” and California Gov. Jerry Brown, who isn’t ruling out a run even though he’ll be 82 in 2020.

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