The Red Tea Detox

CORY BOOKER

Age on Inauguration Day: 51

Entered race: February 1, 2019

Profession: Presently New Jersey senator. Highschool soccer star who went to Stanford or undergraduate and masters levels earlier than finding out in Oxford as a Rhodes scholar and Yale Regulation Faculty. Labored for advocacy and youth initiatives and efficiently ran for Newark, New Jersey, metropolis council in 1998. Narrowly misplaced mayoral election in 2002 going through claims he was ‘suburban’ and ‘not black sufficient.’ Ran once more in 2006 and received landslide on radical reform platform for troubled metropolis, together with being powerful on crime, reducing finances deficit, rising inexpensive housing and tackling failing faculties – controversially taking an enormous donation from Mark Zuckerberg for town. Ran for New Jersey senate seat in 2013 particular election and received; received full time period in 2014

Household: Single however courting actress Rosario Dawson. Mother and father Cary and Carolyn have been amongst IBM’s first black executives. Brother Cary Jr. is training adviser to New Jersey’s Democratic governor. If he doesn’t marry he could be first president to enter workplace single since Grover Cleveland in 1885

 Faith: Baptist

Views on key points: Self-proclaimed liberal. Endorses abortion rights; affirmative motion; single-payer well being care; felony justice reform; path to citizenship for ‘dreamers; federal marijuana decriminalization; $15 minimal wage; however has additionally spoken in opposition to tech regulation and for long-term deficit discount

Slogan: Collectively, America, We Will Rise     

PETE BUTTIGIEG

Age on Inauguration Day: 39

Entered race: Introduced formation of exploratory committee January 23, 2019. Formally entered race April 14, 2019

Profession: Presently mayor of Sound Bend, Indiana. Harvard grad and Rhodes scholar who bought a second diploma from Oxford earlier than working as a McKinsey administration guide and being commissioned as a Navy Reserve intelligence officer. Elected South Bend mayor in 2011 and served in fight in 2013, received re-election in 2015

Household: Got here out as homosexual throughout second mayoral run and married husband Chasten Glezman, a center college instructor in 2018. Mother and father have been College of Notre Dame lecturers. Surname is pronounced BOOT-edge-edge. Can be first brazenly homosexual president, youngest-ever president and first fight veteran since George H.W. Bush

Faith: Episcopalian

Views on key points: Has mentioned Democratic celebration wants a ‘contemporary begin’; wrote an essay in reward of Bernie Sanders aged 17; backed paid parental depart for metropolis workers; different insurance policies unknown 

Slogan: To be introduced  

JULIAN CASTRO 

Age on Inauguration Day: 46

Entered race: January 12, 2018, at rally in his native San Antonio, TX. Had fashioned exploratory committee two months beforehand

Profession: No present job. Stanford and Harvard graduate who was a San Antonio, Texas, councilman at 26 and have become mayor of town in 2009. Was Obama’s Housing and City Growth secretary from 2014 to 2016

Household: Married with nine-year-old daughter, Carina, and four-year-old son, Cristian. His an identical twin Joaquin, who’s a minute youthful, is Democratic congressman. Mom Maria del Rosario Castro was a part of ‘radical’ third celebration for Mexican-Individuals; father left his spouse and 5 kids for her however they by no means married. Can be first Hispanic-American president – introduced his run in English and Spanish – and first-ever U.S. president with a twin

Faith:  Catholic

Views on key points: Needs medicare for all; common pre-Ok; motion on inexpensive housing; is not going to take cash from political motion committees (PACs) tied to firms or unions. Different views nonetheless to be introduced

Slogan: One Nation. One Future

JOHN DELANEY

Age on Inauguration Day: 57

Entered race: Filed papers July 28, 2017

Profession: No present job. Three-time Maryland congressman, first successful election in 2012. Beforehand arrange publicly-traded corporations lending capital to healthcare and mid-size companies and was youngest CEO on the time of a New York Inventory Alternate-listed agency

Household: Married father of 4; spouse April works for youngsters’s points nonprofit 

Faith: Catholic 

Views on key points: Social liberal in favor of legalized pot and gun management however not single-payer healthcare; fiscally conservative

Slogan: Give attention to the Future

TULSI GABBARD

Age on Inauguration Day: 39

Entered race: Nonetheless to formally file any papers however mentioned she would run on January 11 2019

Profession: Presently Hawaii congresswoman. Born on American Samoa, a territory, and due to this fact could also be topic to questions over whether or not she is natural-born. Raised largely in Hawaii, she co-founded an environmental non-profit together with her father as a youngster and was elected to the State Legislature aged 21, its youngest member in historical past. Enlisted within the Nationwide Guard and served two excursions, one in Iraq 2004-2006, then as an officer in Kuwait in 2009. Ran for Honolulu Metropolis Council in 2011, and Home of Representatives in 2012

Household: Married to her second husband, Abraham Williams, a cinematographer since 2015. First marriage to childhood sweetheart Eduardo Tamayo in 2002 resulted in 2006. Father Mike Gabbard is a Democratic Hawaii state senator, mom Carol Porter runs a non-profit. Can be first Samoan-American, first Hindu, first feminine and youngest-ever president

Faith: Hindu

Views on key points: Has apologized for anti-abortion and anti-gay marriage views; needs marijuana federally legalized; against most U.S. international interventions; backs $15 minimal wage and common well being care; was the second elected Democrat to satisfy Trump after his 2016 victory

Slogan: Lead with Love

KIRSTEN GILLIBRAND

Age on Inauguration Day: 54

Entered race: Introduced exploratory committee on Stephen Colbert’s CBS present on January 16, 2019. Formal launch in entrance of Trump Worldwide Lodge and Tower, New York, March 24, 2019

Profession: Presently New York senator. Dartmouth and UCLA legislation grad who was a high-flying Manhattan lawyer representing massive companies. Says she was impressed to enter politics by listening to Hillary Clinton converse, though she can be scion of a distinguished New York Democratic political household. Gained New York’s 20th district, centered on Albany in 2004; appointed to Hillary Clinton’s senate seat in 2008 and received it in 2010 particular election 63-35; received first full time period 2012 and re-elected 67-33 in 2018

Household: Married to British enterprise capitalist Jonathan Gillibrand with two sons, Theodore, 15, and Henry, ten. Father Douglas Lutnik was Democratic lobbyist; grandmother Polly Noonan was at middle of Albany Democratic politics. Can be first feminine president

Faith: Catholic

Views on key points: Initially pro-gun as Congresswoman, has since reversed herself to be pro-gun management and in addition pro-immigration; mentioned Invoice Clinton ought to have resigned over Monica Lewinsky and helped pressure Al Franken out of Senate over groping allegations; in favor of single-payer healthcare and Medicare for all

Slogan: Courageous wins

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KAMALA HARRIS  

Age on Inauguration Day: 56 

Entered race: Introduced she was operating January 21, 2018 – Martin Luther King Jr. Day – on Good Morning America. Formally entered race January 27

Profession: Presently California senator. Howard and U.C. Hunter legislation college grad who labored as assistant district lawyer in Alameda County, CA, then in San Francisco’s DA’s workplace earlier than being elected San Francisco DA in 2003 and used it as springboard to run efficiently for California lawyer normal in 2010. Gained once more in 2014 and was at middle of U.S. lawyer normal and Supreme Courtroom hypothesis but additionally endured a collection of controversies, together with over police brutality allegations. Ran for Senate in 2016 and established herself on liberal wing of celebration

Household: Born in Berkeley, CA, to immigrant Indian Tamil mom and Jamaican father who have been each lecturers and introduced up from seven to 18  in Montreal, Canada. Dated married San Francisco mayor Willie Brown, when he was 60 and she or he was 29. Married lawyer Douglas Emhoff in 2014 and has two stepchildren; Cole, an aspiring actor, and Ella, an artwork and design pupil. Sister Maya was a Hillary Clinton adviser and brother-in-law Tony West is Uber’s chief authorized counsel. Can be first feminine, first Indian-American, first Jamaican-America and first feminine black president

Views on key points: Social ultra-liberal who has rejected criticisms of ‘id politics’ and is operating with out a political motion committee, which can make her reliant on small donors. Has shifted left on felony justice reform; helps Medicare for all;  pro-gun management and anti-death penalty; says unlawful immigration is a civil not a felony offense

Faith: Has mentioned she was introduced up in each Baptist and Hindu custom

Slogan: Kamala Harris: For The Folks 

JOHN HICKENLOOPER

Age on Inauguration Day: 68

Entered race: March 4, 2019 with Good Morning America interview

Profession: No present job. Wesleyan College-educated geologist who moved to Colorado to work in petroleum trade however was laid off and began Wynkoop Brewing Firm, the primary craft brewpub in 1988 in Denver’s LoDo (decrease downtown) space. Ran for mayor of Denver as an outsider in 2003 and received, then received a second time period in 2007. Ran for Colorado governor in 2010 and received 51 per cent of the vote; his nearest rival took 36.5 per cent. Gained re-election 49.three to 46 in 2014, however was time period restricted and ended his second time period in January 2019

Household: Married to second spouse Robin Pringle, 40, a vp at LibertyMedia Corp., house owners of Sirius XM. Divorced first spouse Helen Thorpe in 2012 after 10 years of marriage; ex-couple have son Teddy, a highschool pupil. Born and introduced up in Narbeth, within the Predominant Line of Philadelphia, his father’s ancestors embrace Civil Warfare Union normal Andrew Hickenlooper

Faith: Quaker

Views on key points: Voiced assist for Inexperienced New Deal however has additionally been in favor of fracking; has not embraced single-payer healthcare however expanded Medicaid in Colorado; lengthy document of being pro-gun management; pro-choice however has gone out of his method to discuss lowering unplanned teenage pregnancies ; against the loss of life penalty; advocated for homosexual marriage

Slogan:  To be introduced     

JAY INSLEE

Age on Inauguration Day: 69

Entered race: March 1, 2019

Profession: Presently Washington governor. Stanford drop-out who graduated from College of Washington and Williamette College Faculty of Regulation earlier than working as a metropolis prosecutor in Selah, WA. First elected to Washington Home of Representatives in 1989 and once more in 1990; received Congressional seat in 1992 elections however misplaced in 1994 after which had failed 1996 gubernatorial run. Returned to Congress in 1998 elections and stayed till 2012 to run for governor. Gained first time period 51.5 to 48.5; re-elected in 2016 by 54.Four to 45.6

Household: Born in Seattle to late mother and father Frank, a Navy veteran and highschool instructor and coach, and Adele, a Sears gross sales clerk. Married highschool and school sweetheart Trudi since 1972. Three grownup sons Jack, a radio producer in Washington D.C.; Connor, director of a Washington state non-profit for the disabled; and Joe, who works for King County, WA’s division of pure sources and parks. Grandfather of three 

Faith: Non-denominational Protestant 

Views on key points: Working to fight local weather change with reward for  Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s Inexperienced New Deal – his document in Washington D.C. together with aspiring to ‘zero emissions’ buildings and largely remove fossil gas use; vocal gun management advocate; fought Trump’s ban on entry to folks from seven Muslim-majority nations; referred to as moratorium on loss of life penalty in Washington; supported marijuana legalization in Washington and anticipated to take action federally; is not going to take cash from political motion committees; healthcare place nonetheless unclear

Slogan:  Our second 

AMY KLOBUCHAR

Age on Inauguration Day: 60

Entered race: Introduced candidacy February 10, 2019 at snow-drenched rally in her native Minneapolis

Profession: Presently Minnesota senator. Yale and College of Chicago legislation graduate who grew to become a company lawyer. First ran unsuccessfully for workplace in 1994 as Hennepin, MI, county lawyer, and received similar race in 1998, then in 2002, with out opposition. Ran for Senate in 2006 and received 58-38; re-elected in 2012 and 2018

Household: Married to John Bessler, legislation professor at College of Baltimore and professional on capital punishment. Daughter Abigail Bessler, 23, works fora Democratic member of New York Metropolis council. Father Jim, 90, was a veteran newspaper columnist who has written a memoir of how his alcoholism harm his household; mother Rose is a retired grade college instructor. Can be first feminine president

Faith: Congregationalist (United Church of Christ)

Views on key points: Seen as a mainstream liberal: says she needs ‘common well being care’ however has not spelled out how; pro-gun management; pro-choice; backs $15 minimal wage; no public statements on federal marijuana legalization; has backed pro-Israel legislation banning the ‘boycott, divestment and sanctions’ motion; spoke out in opposition to abolishing ICE

 Slogan: To be introduced

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WAYNE MESSAM

Age on Inauguration day: 46

Entered race: Introduced March 28, 2019, formal launch March 30, 2019

Profession: Presently mayor of Miramar, Florida. Florida State College soccer star who performed beginning broad receiver, and graduated in 1997. Labored in development trade as contractor and began his personal firm in 2007. Ran for Metropolis of Miramar Fee in 2011 and mayor in 2015, defeating 16-year Democratic incumbent and changing into first black mayor of town. Gained second time period March 2019, days earlier than saying presidential bid

Household: Married to school sweetheart Angela Sands, 44, who can be his enterprise accomplice. Three college-age kids: son Wayne Jr. and twin daughters Kayla and Kyla. Fourth baby and first American-born baby of Jamaican immigrants Hubert , a sugar-cane cutter, and his spouse Delsey, who’re each deceased. Was president of the Nationwide Black Caucus of Native Elected Officers in 2018. Can be first Jamaican-American president

Faith: Worships on the Fountain of New Life Church in Miami Gardens the place he’s a deacon

Views on key points: Says he’s staunch advocate of gun management. Needs motion on local weather change and is against off-shore oil drilling. Opposes Trump immigration insurance policies and proposed forcing immigration officers to get a warrant earlier than coming into metropolis property. But to state place on well being care and international coverage

Slogan: Your Champion

 BETO O’ROURKE 

Age on Inauguration Day: 47

Entered race: March 14, 2019

Profession: No present job. Born Robert Francis O’Rourke. Boarding-school educated Columbia grad who lived in a New York loft, taking part in in a punk band and doing desultory jobs and organising an web agency. Ran for El Paso metropolis council in 2005, successful re-election and serving till 2012. Ran for Congress in 2012, defeating eight-term Democratic incumbent in major. Gave up seat to run for Senate in opposition to Ted Cruz in 2018, shedding 51-48

Household: Married to spouse Amy Sanders, 9 years his junior, with sons Ulysses and Henry, and daughter Molly. Father Pat was long-time El Paso politician who switched from Democrat to Republican; mother Melissa ran family-owned retailer in metropolis till promoting it after IRS probe. Melissa’s stepfather Fred Korth was one in all JFK’s secretaries of the Navy. Father-in-law William Saunders is actual property developer estimated to be value $500 million

Faith: Catholic

Views on key points: Needs complete immigration reform to provide citizenship to ‘dreamers’ and a path to it for his or her mother and father, and vehemently opposes Trump’s wall. Helps federal marijuana legalization. Professional-gun management together with an assault rifle ban and common background checks. Helps single-payer well being care however with co-pays and has backed Medicaid enlargement. Strongly pro-choice. Has hinted at backing breaking apart tech giants. Stated he would have voted for impeachment in Congress if he had had the prospect

Slogan: To be introduced  

TIM RYAN

Age on Inauguration Day: 46

Entered race: April 4, 2019

Profession: Presently Ohio congressman. Highschool soccer star who bought a scholarship to Youngstown State, Ohio, however transferred to close by Bowling Inexperienced College when his profession resulted in damage. Turned a congressional aide, picked up a legislation diploma, then served within the Ohio Senate and when his former Home boss Jim Traficant went to jail for fraud ran for his seat in 2002 and received. Has held district – first Ohio 13th then the 17th when Youngstown was redistricted – since with little opposition since. Launched ebook on meditation in 2012 and regarded operating in opposition to Nancy Pelosi for minority chief. Can be solely second sitting congressman elected president – first was James Garfield, additionally from Ohio, in 1880

Household: Married first grade schoolteacher Andrea Zetts in 2013. Couple had a son, Brady, the next 12 months. Zetts has a daughter, Bella, and a son, Mason, from her first marriage who Ryan says he ‘loves like his personal.’ Ryan’s first marriage resulted in divorce. He was introduced up by his mother Rochelle after she and his father Allen divorced when he was seven.

Faith: Catholic

Views on key points: Average who backs Medicare for all. Flipped from anti-abortion to pro-choice in dramatic style in 2015. Doesn’t seem to again the Inexperienced New Deal however suggests a carbon tax. Spoken up for capitalism however can be pro-union. Advocated for mindfulness educating in lecture rooms. Additionally flipped on gun management from A score by NRA to sturdy assist of anti-gun measures

Slogan: To be introduced

BERNIE SANDERS

Age on Inauguration Day: 79

Entered race: Sources mentioned on January 25, 2019, that he would kind exploratory committee. Formally introduced February 19

Profession: Presently Vermont senator. Scholar civil rights and anti-Vietnam activist who moved to Vermont and labored as a carpenter and radical film-maker. Serial failed political candidate within the 1970s, he ran as a socialist for mayor of Burlington in 1980 and served two phrases ending in 1989, and win a seat in Congress as an impartial in 1990. Ran for Senate in 2006 elections as an impartial with Democratic endorsement and received third time period in 2018. Challenged Hillary Clinton for the Democratic nomination in 2016 however misplaced. Marketing campaign has since been hit by allegations of sexual harassment  – for which he has apologized – and criticized for its ‘Bernie bro’ tradition

Household: Born to a Jewish immigrant father and the daughter of Jewish immigrant mother and father in Brooklyn, New York. First marriage to school sweetheart Deboarah Shiling Messing in 1964 resulted in divorce in 1966; had son Levi in 1969 with then girlfriend Susan Cambell Mott. Married Jone O’Meara in 1988 and considers her three kids, all adults, his personal. The couple have seven grandchildren. His older brother Larry is a former Inexperienced Occasion councilor in Oxfordshire, England. Can be first Jewish president

Faith: Secular Jewish 

Views on key points: Brazenly socialist and customary bearer for the Democratic celebration’s left-turn. Needs federal $15 minimal wage; banks damaged up; union membership inspired; free school tuition; common well being care; re-distributive taxation; he opposed Iraq Warfare and in addition U.S. main the struggle in opposition to ISIS and desires troops largely out of Afghanistan and the Center East

Slogan: Not me. Us.

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ERIC SWALWELL

Age on Inauguration Day: 39

Entered race: Introduced on the Stephen Colbert Present, April 8, 2019

Profession: Faculty soccer scholar whose sporting profession was ended by damage who was a Capitol Hill intern within the constructing on 9/11. College of Maryland legislation graduate, served as a prosecutor in Alameda County, CA – the place Kamala Harris labored in earlier years. He was elected to Dublin Metropolis Council, CA, in 2010 and ran for Congress in California’s 15th District the next 12 months, unseating 20-seat Democrat incumbent by means of California’s ‘top-two’ system. Quantity 6 on The Hill’s 50 Most Stunning Listing in 2014. Gained fourth time period 73-27 in 2018. Can be solely second sitting congressman elected president – first was James Garfield in 1880

Household: Married second spouse Brittany Ann Watts, a Ritz-Carlton gross sales director in 2016, and has a son Nelson and daughter Kathryn. First marriage to Melissa Maranda resulted in divorce. Born in Iowa the place his father was a police chief who was fired for being too hardline, and introduced up in California the place the household moved seeking work

Faith: Christian

Views on key points: Socially-ultra liberal. Has referred to as for obligatory buyback of ‘military-style semi-automatic assault weapons’ and different gun management measures. Supportive of the inexperienced new deal however with new jobs assure for fossil gas employees. Needs ‘health-care assure’ reasonably than Medicare for all. Aggressive voice for investigation of Trump.

Slogan: Go massive. Be daring. Do good.          

ELIZABETH WARREN

Age on Inauguration Day: 71

Entered race:  Arrange exploratory committee December 31, 2018

Profession: Presently Massachusetts senator. Regulation lecturer and tutorial who grew to become an professional on chapter legislation and tenured Harvard professor. Ran for Senate and received in 2012, defeating sitting Republican Scott Brown, held it in 2018 60% to 36%. Was short-listed to be Hillary’s operating mate and campaigned arduous for her in 2016

Household: Twice-married mom of two and grandmother of three. First husband and father of her kids was her high-school sweetheart. Second husband Bruce Mann is Harvard legislation professor. Daughter Amelia Tyagi and son Alex Warren have each been concerned in her campaigns. Has controversially claimed Native American roots; DNA check steered she is as little as 1,064th Native American. Can be first feminine president

Faith: Raised Methodist, now described as Christian with no mounted church

Views on key points: Was a registered Republican who voted for the celebration however registered as a Democrat in 1996. Professional: greater taxes on wealthy; banking regulation; Dream Act path to citizenship for ‘dreamers’; abortion and homosexual rights; marketing campaign finance restrictions; and enlargement of public provision of healthcare – though nonetheless to spell out precisely how that may occur. Towards: U.S. presence in Afghanistan and Syria; liberalization of playing

Slogan: To be introduced 

MARIANNE WILLIAMSON

Age on Inauguration Day: 68

Entered race: Introduced exploratory committee November 15, 2018. Formally entered January 28, 2019

Profession: Presently an writer, Dropped out of Pomona Faculty, California, grew to become a part of the counter tradition and anti-war motion and ran a ‘metaphysical bookstore’ earlier than publishing religious information A Return to Love and being praised by Oprah, sending it to primary. Printed collection of follow-ups and based AIDS charity and subsequently extra non-profits together with a peace motion. Ran for Congress in 2014 and misplaced

Household: Born to immigration lawyer father Sam and housewife mom Sophie in Houston, Texas. Married for ‘a minute and a half’ to unnamed man; daughter India was born in 1990 however Williamson declines to call her father. Can be first feminine president 

Faith: Jewish

Views on key points: Needs huge enlargement of bodily and psychological healthcare; and vitamin and way of life reforms together with ban on advertising processed and sugary meals to kids; common pre-Ok; a lot of the Inexperienced New Deal’s proposals together with a de-carbonized economic system, electrical automobiles and rebuilding mass transit; gun management by means of licensing; needs extra trip time; professional decriminalizing all medication

Slogan: Be part of the Evolution

ANDREW YANG

Age on Inauguration Day: 46

Entered race: Filed papers November 6, 2018

Profession: No present job. Began a dotcom flop then grow to be healthcare and training tech govt who arrange nonprofit Enterprise for America

Household: Married father of two. His mother and father have been each immigrants from Taiwan who met on the College of California, Berkeley, as grad college students. Can be first Asian-American president

Faith: Reformed Church

Views on key points: Warns of rise of robots and synthetic intelligence, needs $1,000 a month common fundamental revenue and social media regulated. Spoke out in opposition to male circumcision. Needs a state monitor to crack down on ‘faux information.’

Slogan: Humanity First

AND THOSE WHO’VE ALREADY WITHDRAWN  

RICHARD OJEDA. West Virginia ex- state senator and paratrooper veteran

Entered race: November 12, 2018. Stop: January 25, 2019  

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