Tomorrow’s Democrat: Who Could Run in 2016? — PICTURES

Sept. 4, 2012, 1:23 p.m.

Is it too early to be think­ing about the 2016 pres­id­en­tial race?

Per­haps, but along with some fa­mil­i­ar names like Hil­lary Rod­ham Clin­ton, there is an emer­ging crop of Demo­crats whose ca­reers will be worth fol­low­ing. By get­ting to know this next gen­er­a­tion, we can get a sense of where the na­tion­al polit­ic­al land­scape is head­ing.

Here, Na­tion­al Journ­al com­piles a list of rising party stars and old hands who may breathe new life in­to the Demo­crat­ic Party.

(RE­LATED STORY: Search­ing for To­mor­row’s Demo­crat)