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Tulsi Gabbard (D) dropped out March 19

Microsoft News 1/30/2020
Democrat Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard from Hawaii, an official candidate for the Democratic Primaries of the 2020 US Presidential election, gives a press conference in Washington DC on February 15, 2019. - At just 37, this congresswoman from Hawaii would be the first Hindu president if elected. A supporter of liberal Bernie Sanders in the 2016 race, military veteran Gabbard was criticised for meeting with Syrian leader Bashar al-Assad during that country's civil war, and for anti-gay positions that she has since retracted and apologised for. (Photo by Eric BARADAT / AFP)        (Photo credit should read ERIC BARADAT/AFP/Getty Images) © Getty Democrat Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard from Hawaii, an official candidate for the Democratic Primaries of the 2020 US Presidential election, gives a press conference in Washington DC on February 15, 2019. - At just 37, this congresswoman from Hawaii would be the first Hindu president if elected. A supporter of liberal Bernie Sanders in the 2016 race, military veteran Gabbard was criticised for meeting with Syrian leader Bashar al-Assad during that country's civil war, and for anti-gay positions that she has since retracted and apologised for. (Photo by Eric BARADAT / AFP) (Photo credit should read ERIC BARADAT/AFP/Getty Images)

Editor's note: Tulsi Gabbard (D) dropped out of the race March 19, 2020. This page will no longer be updated.

Tulsi Gabbard is an American politician serving as the U.S. Representative for Hawaii's 2nd congressional district since 2013. She is a member of the Democratic Party. 

Following her election in 2012, she became the first Samoan American and the first Hindu member of the United States Congress.

Born: April 12, 1981 (age 38)

Current office: Representative D-HI 2nd District (Since 2013)

Spouse: Abraham Williams

Official site: https://www.tulsi2020.com/

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ON KEY ISSUES:

Minimum wage: Supports $15/hour federal minimum wage

Electoral college: Supports eliminating the electoral college

Climate change: Supports the Green New Deal

Overseas deployments: Bring the troops home

Health care: Favors Medicare for All, but would accept Medicare for some

(Positions compiled by Politico. Click here for a detailed look at Tulsi Gabbard’s views and where other 2020 candidates stand on the issues.)

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Bipartisan appeal: Gabbard, a 38-year-old Iraqi War veteran who backed Bernie Sanders in the last Democratic primary, fuses progressive policy stances with the kind of patriotic displays sometimes more associated with Republican campaigns. (CBS News)

Fighting Clinton: Gabbard tells Fox that Clinton's 'Russian asset' remark is 'taking my life away.' (The Hill)

Fit for the fight: A man challenged Tulsi Gabbard to a push-up contest. He lost. (CNN)

COMPLETE PROFILE:

Who is Tulsi Gabbard? An in-depth look at her biography, family, key positions and where she stands in the race. (Business Insider)


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