In an upcoming interview, Oprah Winfrey is expected to drive home the point that she has no intention of running for president in 2020, despite her well-received speech at the 2018 Golden Globes fueling speculation that she might.
Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D., N.Y.) is one of several Senate Democrats jockeying for potential 2020 presidential runs, but her brazen style has received backlash from many fellow Democrats who view her as a political opportunist.
Sen. Kamala Harris (D., Calif.) paid $1.2 million last year to the media firm that helped boost Bernie Sanders’s national profile during his 2016 Democratic primary run against Hillary Clinton, Federal Election Commission filings show.
The campaign arm of Senate Republicans on Tuesday capitalized on the government shutdown ending the prior night by handing out t-shirts that read “I shut down the government” to Senate Democrats.
Republicans are not the only ones who could face political consequences over a potential government shutdown if lawmakers do not strike a deal on spending and immigration by the end of the week.
CNN informs me there are “at least” 22 Democrats thinking of running for president in 2020. So who among them had the best 2017? Below is my list, in descending order, of the strongest members of the emerging 2020 Democratic field, along with some thoughts on their political fortunes. Spoiler alert: It’s not a pretty sight.