- There are now 11 candidates competing for the Democratic nomination to take on President Donald Trump in 2020.
- All the candidates took markedly different paths to their careers in public service.
- Here’s what the 2020 presidential candidates looked like at the beginning of their careers compared to now.
Donald Trump endeavored on a mission to build a "Television City" for NBC and other networks in the 1980s, but he didn’t get $700 million in tax breaks he requested from New York. Now, he’s trying to secure funding for a wall on the southern border.
AP Photo/Marty Lederhandler, Leah Millis/Reuters
Source: Crain’s New York Business
Back in 2004, Kamala Harris worked as district attorney for San Francisco, back when Gavin Newsom was mayor. Newsom is now California’s governor and Harris is a US senator and a presidential candidate.
Paul Sakuma/AP, Damian Dovarganes/AP
Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand of New York was once captain of the squash team at Dartmouth College — and now plays for the women’s congressional softball team.
Dartmouth Squash, Tom Williams/Roll Call
Source: Vanity Fair
- Here’s what the 2020 Democratic presidential contenders looked like in their school-age days
- Here’s what became of the losers of every presidential election since 2000
- How the 15 richest members of Congress made their money
Source: Business Insider