Decision 2008: Democratic Presidential Candidates - News, Weather & Sports

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  • Senator Joe Biden (D)

    Senator Joe Biden

    Joe Biden was born November 20, 1942, in Scranton, Pennsylvania, the first of four siblings in an Irish-Catholic family. The family later moved to a middle-class neighborhood in Delaware. His father was a car salesman.More >>
  • Senator Hillary Clinton (D)

    Senator Hillary Clinton

    Hillary Rodham Clinton practiced law for nearly 20 years and held positions as First Lady of both the state of Arkansas and the United States of America before being elected to the US Senate in 2001 to represent the state of New York.More >>
  • Senator Chris Dodd (D)

    Senator Chris Dodd

    Christopher John Dodd was born May 27, 1944 in Willimantic, Connecticut. He was the fifth of six children. He received a B.A. in English Literature from Providence College (1966) and a J.D. from the University of Louisville (1972). Dodd got his start in public service when he entered the Peace Corps in 1966.More >>
  • John Edwards (D)

    John Edwards

    John Edwards was raised in Robbins, North Carolina. His father worked in the textile mills for 36 years, and John spent some time working alongside his dad. His mother ran a shop and worked at the post office. After graduating with a law degree from UNC-Chapel Hill, Edwards spent 20 years working as an attorney before he turned to politics.More >>
  • Mike Gravel (D)

    Mike Gravel

    Mike Gravel was born to French Canadian immigrants. He worked with his father and brothers in the house painting and construction business and volunteered in local Springfield, Massachusetts, politics. Before he held elected office, Gravel served in the US Army from 1951-54.More >>
  • Congressman Dennis Kucinich (D)

    Congressman Dennis Kucinich

    Congressman Dennis Kucinich is the eldest of seven children of Frank and Virginia Kucinich. According to his website, he and his family lived in 21 places, including a couple of cars, by the time Kucinich was 17 years old. Kucinich has held office as Mayor of Cleveland and in the Ohio Senate and the US House.More >>
  • Senator Barack Obama (D)

    Senator Barack Obama

    Barack Obama was born in Hawaii on August 4th, 1961. His father, Barack Obama Sr., was born and raised in a small village in Kenya, where he grew up herding goats with his own father, who was a domestic servant to the British.More >>
  • Governor Bill Richardson (D)

    Governor Bill Richardson

    Bill Richardson was born November 15, 1947 in Pasadena, California to an American father and Mexican mother. He grew up in Mexico City before moving to New England, where he attended high school and college. He's now serving his second term as governor of New Mexico.More >>
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