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Amy Klobuchar is running for president in 2020. Here's everything we know about the candidate and how she stacks up against the competition

29 days ago   |   By Business Insider

Who is Amy Klobuchar?
Current job: US Senator from Minnesota since 2006 and 2020 presidential candidate.
Age: 59
Family: Klobuchar is married to attorney John Bessler, with whom she has a 23-year-old daughter named Abigail.
Hometown: Plymouth, Minnesota.
Political party: Democratic/Democratic-Farmer-Labor.
Previous jobs: Corporate lawyer, partner at Minnesota law firms Dorsey & Whitney and Gray Plant Moody, Hennepin County Attorney from 1999 to 2006.
Who is Amy Klobuchar's direct competition for the nomination?
Based on a recurring series of national surveys we conduct, we can figure out...
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Andrew Yang is running for president in 2020. Here's everything we know about the candidate and how he stacks up against the competition

Andrew Yang is running for president in 2020. Here's everything we know about the candidate and how he stacks up against the competition

29 days ago   |   By Business Insider

Who is Andrew Yang?
Current job: Entrepreneur and 2020 presidential candidate.
Age: 45
Family: Yang and his wife Evelyn have two young sons.
Hometown: Schenectady, New York.
Political party: Democratic.
Previous jobs: Corporate lawyer, healthcare startup entrepreneur, CEO of Manhattan Test Prep, Founder and CEO of Venture for America.
Who is Andrew Yang's direct competition for the nomination?
Based on a recurring series of national surveys we conduct, we can figure out who the other candidates competing in Andrew Yang 's lane are, and who the broader opponents are within the party.
The...
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Michael Bloomberg is running for president in 2020. Here's everything we know about the candidate and how he stacks up against the competition

Michael Bloomberg is running for president in 2020. Here's everything we know about the candidate and how he stacks up against the competition

29 days ago   |   By Business Insider

Who is Michael Bloomberg?
Current job: CEO of Bloomberg LP and founder of Bloomberg Philanthropies. He is expected to run for president of the United States as a Democratic candidate.
Age: 77
Family: Bloomberg has been in a relationship with Diana Taylor, the former New York State Superintendent of Banks and Wall Street executive, since 2000. He has two daughters, Emma and Georgina Bloomberg.
Hometown: Boston, Massachusetts
Political party: Democratic
Previous jobs: Former Wall Street executive. Founder of Bloomberg LP and Bloomberg Philanthropies. Former three-term mayor of New York City...
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Tulsi Gabbard is running for president in 2020. Here's everything we know about the candidate and how she stacks up against the competition

Tulsi Gabbard is running for president in 2020. Here's everything we know about the candidate and how she stacks up against the competition

29 days ago   |   By Business Insider

Who is Tulsi Gabbard?
Current job: US Representative for Hawaii's 2nd congressional district. Major in the Hawaii Army National Guard. Running for president of the United States as a Democratic candidate.
Age: 38
Family: Gabbard is married to freelance cinematographer Abraham Williams.
Hometown: Honolulu, Hawaii
Political party: Democratic
Previous jobs: Hawaii House of Representatives from 2002 to 2004. Senate legislative aide from 2007 to 2009. Honolulu City Council from 2011 to 2012.
Who is Tulsi Gabbard's direct competition for the nomination?
Based on a recurring series of national...
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Joe Biden is running for president in 2020. Here's everything we know about the candidate and how he stacks up against the competition

Joe Biden is running for president in 2020. Here's everything we know about the candidate and how he stacks up against the competition

29 days ago   |   By Business Insider

Who is Joe Biden?
Current job: Candidate for president.
Age: 77
Family: Biden is married to Jill Biden, an educator. Together they have a daughter named Ashley. From Biden's previous marriage to Neilia Hunter, he has a son, Hunter, and daughter, Ashley. While married to Hunter, with whom he also had a one-year-old daughter named Naomi, the two were killed in an automobile accident in 1972. Biden's other son with Hunter, Beau Biden, died in 2015 after suffering from brain cancer.
Hometown: Scranton, Pennsylvania.
Political party: Democratic.
Previous jobs: Vice President of the United...
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