Gov. Martin O’Malley (D) – 2016 Presidential Candidate

 

  Martin Joseph O’Malley (born January 18, 1963) is an American Democratic politician who is currently serving as the 61st Governor of Maryland. Previously, he served as the mayor of Baltimore from 1999 to 2007. He is currently the chairman of the Democratic Governors Association. O’Malley publicly announced his candidacy for the Democratic nomination in the 2016 Presidential election on May 30, 2015. He was one of the top three seeking the nomination along with Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders. After performing poor in the Iowa caucuses O’Malley announced he…

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Gov. John Kasich (R) 2016 Presidential Candidate

 

  John Richard Kasich (born May 13, 1952)is the 69th and current Governor of Ohio. A member of the Republican Party, he previously served as a member of the United States House of Representatives, representing Ohio’s 12th congressional district from 1983 to 2001.He was a commentator on Fox News Channel, hosting Heartland with John Kasich, from 2001 to 2007.  Kasich announced his intentions to seek the presidential candidacy on July 21, 2015 at an event at Ohio State University. His announcement made him the 16th prominent Republican to enter the…

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Rubio, Marco (R-Fl ) 2016 Presidential Candidate

 

 Rubio, Marco, a Senator from Florida; born in Miami, Fla., May 28, 1971; graduated University of Florida, B.S., 1993; graduated University of Miami, J.D., 1996; lawyer; West Miami City Commission 1998-2000; member of the Florida house of representatives 2000-2008; majority leader 2003-2006; speaker 2006-2008; elected as a Republican to the United States Senate for the term ending January 3, 2017. Rubio formally announced his intentions to seek the  Republican nomination as a Presidential Candidate in the 2016 election on April 13, 2015 in Miami, Florida. His campaign raised approximately 1.25…

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Paul, Rand (R-KY-1st) 2016 Presidential Candidate

 

 PAUL, Rand, (son of Ronald Ernest Paul), a Senator from Kentucky; born in Pittsburgh, Pa., January 7, 1963; attended Baylor University, 1981-1984; graduated Duke University, M.D., 1988; ophthalmologist; elected as a Republican to the United States Senate for the term ending January 3, 2017. On April 7, 2015 Paul announced his for the Republican nomination in the 2016 Presidential election. During the campaign as rivals made appearances and gave interviews Rand chose to “work the campaign trail quietly. In June 2015 Paul’s poll numbers began declining. Paul announced he was…

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Piyush “Bobby” Jindal (R)

 

 Piyush “Bobby” Jindal (born June 10, 1971) is a former member of the United States House of Representatives and was the 55th Governor of Louisiana.  On October 20, 2007, Jindal was elected governor of Louisiana, winning a four-way race with 54.2% of the vote. At age 36, Jindal became the youngest governor in the United States.  Jindal announced his candidacy for the Republican nomination on June 24, 2015 in 2016 Presidential election. Polls in late September showed Jindal in 8th place in Louisiana among the Republican candidates. The polls also revealed Jindal as…

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Gov Chris Christie (R-NJ) 2016 Presidential Candidate

 

  Chris Christie announced his plans to run for the presidential candidacy, June 30, 2015 at an event in his home town Livingston, New Jersey.  Christie did not fare well in the polls and after a poor showing in the New Hampshire primaries the campaign was suspended on February 10, 2016. On February 26, 2016  Christie announced his endorsement for Donald Trump. Bio: Chris Christie has a deep affection and strong commitment to New Jersey. Born in Newark and raised in Livingston, Chris has lived in New Jersey his entire…

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Jim Webb (D – VA)

 

 Currently: American John Yettaw, 53 from Missouri, is celebrating his release from a sentence of seven years of hard labor in Burma (Myanmar) because of Jim Webb’s intervention. Sunday (Aug. 16, 2009) Webb secured the release of Yettaw who was imprisoned for visiting Aung San Suu Kyi, the democratic opposition leader recently sentenced to house arrest. Jim Webb announced his candidacy for the Democratic Party in the 2016 Presidential election on July 2nd, 2015. He withdrew his candidacy on October 20, 2015 stating he was “not comfortable” and “unhappy”with many…

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Mike Huckabee – 2016 Presidential Candidate

 

   Michael Dale “Mike” Huckabee (born August 24, 1955) is an American politician, and member of the Republican Party. He was the governor of the U.S. state of Arkansas from 1996 to 2007 and was a candidate for the 2008 United States presidential election; he announced his candidacy on January 28, 2007. Huckabee announced he was going to vie for the Republican nomination once again when he announced his candidacy on May 5, 2015 in his hometown of Hope, Arkansas. After a poor finish in the Iowa caucus , Huckabee…

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Graham, Lindsey- 2016 Presidential Candidate

Lindsey Graham
 

 Lindsey Graham (born July 9, 1955) is a member of the Republican party. He served as a United States Senator from South Carolina since 2003 and has been the senior Senator since 2005. Graham is known in the Senate for his advocacy of a strong national defense, his support of the military and as an advocate of strong United States leadership in world affairs (Wikipedia, 2016). Graham is a close friend of Arizona senator John McCain and supported his presidential bid in 2000 and served as McCain’s national co-chairman in his…

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