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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

Candidates who have withdrawn

Bennet, Michael

Bloomberg, Michael

Booker, Cory

Bullock, Steve

Buttigieg, Pete

Castro, Julian

De Blasio, Bill

Delaney, John

Gabbard, Tulsi

Gillibrand, Kirsten

Harris, Kamala

Hickenlooper, John

Inslee, Jay

Klobuchar, Amy

Moulton, Seth

O’Rourke, Beto

Patrick, Deval

Ryan, Tim

Sanders, Bernie

Sestak, Joe

Steyer, Tom

Swalwell, Eric

Warren, Elizabeth

Williamson, Marianne

Yang, Andrew

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