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Putting aside the practicalities, I'm wondering if the best ticket might not be Biden/Bloomberg, with Bloomberg promised an actual portfolio of tax policy, oversight of Treasury, and oversight of the financial industry.

I also wonder whether there's anything preventing a sitting Vice President from also serving as Secretary of the Treasury.
 
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I’ve said it before, I doubt Biden will survive #metoo scrutiny.

Also I can’t see Bloomberg satisfied with Veep.
 
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I wonder if we’ll have multiple debate stages like the GOP in 2016. I’m guessing we will.
 
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Sanders will be 79 in 2020. We're taking on the look and feel of the aging Politboro here.

I think his best move would be to latch on to some Dem hopeful that aligns best with his views, support that person from the start, and influence the heck out of the Dem platform.

No, that will never happen. Kindly ol' Bernie has an ego.

I also wonder about Sherrod Brown. He has been able to maintain strong support among very blue collar Ohioans (Ohio-zians?). Key state, key demographic, very supportive of his highly visible wife, which would appeal to another key demographic.
 
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I fear any candidate with the ability to enlarge the tent would get demolished in the primary season.
 
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I'm personally hoping that one of the various Governors ends up as the front runner.


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I doubt Biden will survive #metoo scrutiny.


+1.

Also, yes Bernie will be too old, Hilary too....


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I'm personally hoping that one of the various Governors ends up as the front runner.
Jay Inslee, governor of Washington State is exploring the possibility of thinking about considering maybe running.

I've got an uneasy feeling about him, but I can't quite put my finger on it. His time as governor has been pretty unremarkable, and arguably less than positive. However, in that Washington looks like a perfect microcosm of the nation as a whole, he has certainly faced many of the challenges the president would face. I'm just sayin', I don't think he's really excelled at addressing those challenges.

He was also a US Congresscritter for about 15 years.

I do like him for one thing: he juggles. I have seen him juggle, in person. In fact, he may have been juggling my beanbags.


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Also I can’t see Bloomberg satisfied with Veep.


That was one of the practicalities I was thinking about.
 
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I'm personally hoping that one of the various Governors ends up as the front runner.


We know a young woman who works on Michael Bennet's staff (D Senator from Colorado). She thinks quite highly of him. I wonder if he can gain any traction.
 
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I'm personally hoping that one of the various Governors ends up as the front runner.


We know a young woman who works on Michael Bennet's staff (D Senator from Colorado). She thinks quite highly of him. I wonder if he can gain any traction.


Bennet makes Al Gore seem to be as exciting as the Avengers.


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Steve Bullock!!


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Steve Bullock!!


The best governor candidate.

Joe Biden and Hillary are out of their minds. I guess they both think the third time's the charm?

Beto would lose his home state. Already did, in fact.
 
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Beto would lose his home state. Already did, in fact.


That's not a given. Texans are pretty patriotic about Texas (don't mess with Texas) and they might go for the local boy over the monstrosity from New York.

Please, no governors from tiny red states.
 
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