Candidate Profiles

Marco Rubio

Marco Rubio

Born in Miami, Marco Antonio Rubio was raised in a Roman Catholic household by Cuban immigrants who had fled to
Rand Paul

Rand Paul

Rand Paul grew up in Texas where his father, Ron Paul, served as a Republican congressman from Texas’ 14th and
John Kasich

John Kasich

A second-generation American, John Richard Kasich lived in McKees Rocks, Pennsylvania before attending Ohio State University (OSU). While a freshman,
Ted Cruz

Ted Cruz

Ted Cruz was born an American citizen in Calgary, Alberta, Canada to an American mother and Cuban father. Like many
Ben Carson

Ben Carson

Dr. Ben Carson was born into an impoverished family in Detroit. At the age of eight, his father abandoned his
Bernie Sanders

Bernie Sanders

Senator Bernie Sanders of Vermont, born in Brooklyn, New York, is a self-described democratic socialist seeking the 2016 Democratic nomination.
Hillary Clinton

Hillary Clinton

A Chicago native and Wellesley alum, attorney Hillary Diane Rodham left a Washington career to follow her boyfriend William Jefferson

Dispatches from South Carolina



Dispatches from Iowa


A Biased Look at Jeb Bush

Jeb addresses poverty, education, immigration, and many other issues in an informed, intelligent, and respectful way, while others are too scared to discuss the issue openly or truthfully.