Donald Trump shocked the world and beat Hillary Clinton to become the president-elect of the Unites States. He doesn’t take office until Jan. 20, 2017, but Democrats are already thinking about the next election. Here are nine Democrats who might be able to reclaim the White House in 2020.
The First Lady is a terrific public speaker and one of the most likable members of the Democratic Party. She has said the job doesn’t interest her. However, if Trump isn’t unifying the nation as his term winds down, expect Democratic leadership to beg her to run.
Booker is a talented campaigner who is one of America’s most prominent African-Americans. The New Jersey senator is extremely popular among his peers, and his speech at the 2016 Democratic National Convention was widely praised.
The Vermont senator is arguably the most popular left-leaning politician in America and came close to upsetting Hillary Clinton for the Democratic nomination. WikiLeaks emails exposed how the DNC favored Clinton, which may embolden supporters who argue it's his turn. But Sanders is now 75 and may be considered too old in four years.
The Massachusetts senator could pick up supporters of the Bernie Sanders movement, and she’s not afraid to fight back against Donald Trump. "We are going to be smart, we are going to be organized, we're going to use our time and talents in a strategic and careful way, but we are going to fight back," she recently told MSNBC. "We are not going to turn this country over to what Donald Trump has sold."
The outgoing vice president considered running against Hillary Clinton in 2016 but decided not to after the 2015 death of his son Beau. Biden is popular, particularly with working-class voters whom Trump lured from the Democrats. But he's 73, and like Biden may seem to old in four years.
Well, we can't laugh anymore at billionaire reality TV stars with no political experience. Cuban has shown a passion for politics and was a special guest of Hillary Clinton during a presidential debate. He is openly anti-Trump and might have the personality and attitude to beat the president-elect at his own game.