An early look at the 2016 Democratic presidential contenders

Future Democratic Candidates

The 2012 primary campaign was not particularly exciting on the Democratic side: President Obama did not face a serious challenger, which meant almost all of the attention was focused on the Republican battle for the nomination. But with Mr. Obama entering his second term, the next presidential election will bring with it a primary fight on both sides - and attention is now turning to which Democrats will face off for the chance to succeed the president in the Oval Office. Click on the arrow below to look at the early contenders. (.)