Monday, August 17, 2015

All eyes on Joe Biden amid Hillary Clinton server drama: Democratic presidential power rankings

The Democratic race for president – once widely viewed as Hillary Clinton cakewalk – has gotten interesting in a hurry.

Clinton last week turned over her private email server to the U.S. Department of Justice. Questions about how she handled classified correspondence as secretary of state are not going away. Neither are questions about whether she can be trusted.

Meanwhile, second-place contender Sen. Bernie Sanders of Vermont continues to draw big crowds and topped Clinton in one recent New Hampshire poll. For a while there was some buzz about Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz, but he says he's not interested. Harvard law professor Lawrence Lessig has launched a long-shot bid.

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