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Democratic Candidates

On February 3rd, the Iowa caucus will commence. Since Donald Trump was elected in 2016, Democrats have been arguing as to who would be his best challenger in the 2020 presidential election. The Iowa caucus, being the first state caucus, will have a large part in determining who is picked as the nominee.
At present, these are the candidates most likely to win in the Iowa caucus: Former Vice President Joe Biden: This is Joe Biden's third attempt at running for President, having previously run in 1988 and 2008. In this election cycle, Biden is largely running on the promise that him being President would be a "return to normalcy." Of course, a return to the status quo ante would entail returning to the state of affairs that allowed Trump to become President. Returning to these conditions could enable a Republican like Trump to become President in 2024. Then again, it's likely that Trump won in 2016's election in large part due to a thirty-year smear campaign against…