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Tuesday, June 16, 2015

Hilary Clinton, Donald Trump declare run for the White House

Saturday on Roosevelt Island former Democratic Secretary of State (and former first lady) Hillary Clinton announced her candidacy for the United States presidency.  Other Democratic candidates include former Maryland governor Martin O'Malley, who announced his candidacy at the end of May.  Here's an official list that rounds out the current Democratic candidates; some you may, or may not, be familiar with.

A Virginia motorist displays her choice for the 2016 presidency.  Photo CD Brown.

VIDEOS: Candidates announce run for White House

Republican Jeb Bush (Monday) announced his intent to run and millionaire real estate tycoon Donald Trump announced on Tuesday his intent to make a run for the White House a second time.

Bush and Trump join an ever-growing list of Republican candidates, to include noted neurosurgeon Dr. Ben Carson who is the current forerunner according to a recent poll that shows Carson leading with an 11% favor over the likes of:

Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee (8%), Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul (6%), Texas Sen. Ted Cruz (5%), New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie (4%), former Texas Gov. Rick Perry (4%), and former Pennsylvania Sen. Rick Santorum (3%).

Carly Fiorina, South Carolina Sen. Lindsey Graham (2%)Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal and Ohio Gov. John Kasich and former New York Gov. George Pataki found zero support in the Monmouth poll.

Donald Trump tied with Fiorina and Graham at just 2%.


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