2016 ELECTIONS . how are the candidats, their plans for the future

Hillary Rodham Clinton

FORMER SECRETARY OF STATE
I’m running for president,” Mrs. Clinton said in a video.

SETTING UP SHOP Leased two floors of office space in Brooklyn for her headquarters.

STAFFING UPMs. Clinton has built the largest campaign operation of any potential candidate so far, with Robby Mook, a veteran of her 2008 campaign, the leading contender for campaign manager.

                                               CUTTING TIES Stepped down from the board of the Clinton Foundation in order to run for                                                     president.

Bernie Sanders

UNITED STATES SENATOR
After a year of travel, discussion and dialogue, I have decided to be a candidate for the Democratic nomination for president.”

PARTY ALIGNMENTThe independent senator, who calls himself a socialist, plans to run for president as a Democrat.

RECENT APPEARANCESHas visited early primary states like Iowa, New Hampshire and                                                        South Carolina to help him learn if he has the support to run.

Martin O’Malley

FORMER MARYLAND GOVERNOR
We must save our country now. And we will do that by rebuilding the dream.”

CLINTON JABMr. O’Malley derided the “politics of triangulation,” echoing Barack Obama’s 2008 campaign in aveiled jab at Mrs. Clinton’s ostensibly poll-driven politics.

STAFFING UPHired Bill Hyers, who most recently managed Bill de Blasio’s mayoral campaign in New York, as a senior adviser to his PAC, “O’Say Can You See.”

Lincoln Chafee

FORMER RHODE ISLAND GOVERNOR
Today, I am formally entering the race for the Democratic nomination for president.”

IRAQ TAKES CENTER STAGEA former Republican senator who cast the party’s only vote against the Iraq war, Mr. Chafee argues that Ms. Clinton’s vote to authorize the war should disqualify her from the presidency.

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