Bios of the Democratic presidential candidates
Angie Drobnic Holan
By Angie Drobnic Holan June 14, 2019

Editor's note: As part of part of PolitiFact’s ongoing coverage of the 2020 campaign, we are writing profiles of major candidates. These reports will be updated as the campaign continues. For more candidate fact-checking and links to coverage, go to

Active candidates

Biden, Joe

Bloomberg, Michael

Buttigieg, Pete

Gabbard, Tulsi

Klobuchar, Amy

Sanders, Bernie

Steyer, Tom

Warren, Elizabeth



Candidates who have withdrawn

Bennet, Michael

Booker, Cory

Bullock, Steve

Castro, Julian

De Blasio, Bill

Delaney, John

Gillibrand, Kirsten

Harris, Kamala

Hickenlooper, John

Inslee, Jay

Moulton, Seth

O’Rourke, Beto

Patrick, Deval

Ryan, Tim

Sestak, Joe

Swalwell, Eric

Williamson, Marianne

Yang, Andrew

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