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jason1637 said:
The Andrew Yang town hall was great. He is a man of the people.

He's one of the few Dems that's somewhat impressive. Calm, cool, down to Earth. While I don't think 2020 is his time, in the future he could very well have a shot at becoming a front runner.



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It's official, Seth Moulton is in. But, I don't think he will do well.

If Biden announces he's running on Weds., he immediately becomes the front runner. If he doesn't run, and I don't think he will, it opens up the door for Andrew Cuomo. Let's see what JB does.



Nighthawk117 said:

It's official, Seth Moulton is in. But, I don't think he will do well.

If Biden announces he's running on Weds., he immediately becomes the front runner. If he doesn't run, and I don't think he will, it opens up the door for Andrew Cuomo. Let's see what JB does.

Why do you think Biden won't run?



Bofferbrauer2 said:
Nighthawk117 said:

It's official, Seth Moulton is in. But, I don't think he will do well.

If Biden announces he's running on Weds., he immediately becomes the front runner. If he doesn't run, and I don't think he will, it opens up the door for Andrew Cuomo. Let's see what JB does.

Why do you think Biden won't run?

His age.  Campaigns are grueling - not sure he has the energy for one.  His recent touchy-feely scandal.



Nighthawk117 said:
Bofferbrauer2 said:

Why do you think Biden won't run?

His age.  Campaigns are grueling - not sure he has the energy for one.  His recent touchy-feely scandal.

Well, Gravel does run, and he's 88 and needs a cane to walk. So that's not necessarily something that would keep him out.

As for the scandal, it was very short. I don't think it will harm much on the long run.



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Bofferbrauer2 said:
SpokenTruth said:
Buttigieg, Gabbard, and Sanders...in alphabetical order. My top 3. I would be thrilled with either of them at this point.

Buttigieg - The most well rounded candidate I've ever seen. Military intelligence officer, gay, young, Christian, speaks 7 languages, concert pianist, Rhodes Scholar from Oxford and a Harvard graduate...

Buttigieg has some fatal flaws for me, especially that he doesn't support single payer healthcare or tuition free public colleges. But of course, he would still be lightyears better than Trump.

Those are definitely concerns I have with him but I have a feeling he's amendable and will accept those policies before the debates go into full gear.

Nighthawk117 said:

It's official, Seth Moulton is in. But, I don't think he will do well.

If Biden announces he's running on Weds., he immediately becomes the front runner. If he doesn't run, and I don't think he will, it opens up the door for Andrew Cuomo. Let's see what JB does.

Cuomo already stated back in November he isn't going to run.  That's why he's not on the potential candidate list.



Massimus - "Trump already has democrat support."

Update - Seth Moulton officially announced his candidacy today.  He has been added to the official list.

We now have 20 official candidates with an announcement from former Vice President Joe Biden expected on Wednesday (4/24)

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Massimus - "Trump already has democrat support."

SpokenTruth said:
Bofferbrauer2 said:

Buttigieg has some fatal flaws for me, especially that he doesn't support single payer healthcare or tuition free public colleges. But of course, he would still be lightyears better than Trump.

Those are definitely concerns I have with him but I have a feeling he's amendable and will accept those policies before the debates go into full gear.

Nighthawk117 said:

It's official, Seth Moulton is in. But, I don't think he will do well.

If Biden announces he's running on Weds., he immediately becomes the front runner. If he doesn't run, and I don't think he will, it opens up the door for Andrew Cuomo. Let's see what JB does.

Cuomo already stated back in November he isn't going to run.  That's why he's not on the potential candidate list.

What Cuomo said back then is that he would like to see Biden run...he left the door open on if Biden refused to run.  He said to the media....I'll get back to you...

Cuomo doesn't deserve to be on any of this list as committed/thinking/potential candidates on this day.  If Biden declines to run, then Cuomo will think about his chances - AND only commit to run by August/September in my opinion...He's a wishful contender on this day.

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Nighthawk117 said:
SpokenTruth said:

Those are definitely concerns I have with him but I have a feeling he's amendable and will accept those policies before the debates go into full gear.

Cuomo already stated back in November he isn't going to run.  That's why he's not on the potential candidate list.

What Cuomo said back then is that he would like to see Biden run...he left the door open on if Biden refused to run.  He said to the media....I'll get back to you...

Cuomo doesn't deserve to be on any of this list as committed/thinking/potential candidates on this day.  If Biden declines to run, then Cuomo will think about his chances - AND only commit to run by August/September in my opinion...He's a wishful contender on this day.

Yeah, I heard him say that back in March but I don't buy it.  Even if Biden doesn't run, I don't see him jumping in.  He doesn't have the national name recognition that Biden does nor the national good will that Beto, Pete and others have grown over the past several months.

In past elections, you could get away with putting your name in late in the game.  I don't think that's going to work this time around.  After Biden, I don't expect any candidacy announcements (for or against running). 



Massimus - "Trump already has democrat support."

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