The Democratic presidential candidates are united on one thing: a desire
to defeat President Bush in fall 2004. But they offer a range of
viewpoints on key issues, from the war in Iraq to health care.
Democrats began their political dialogue in May 2003, with the earliest
ever presidential debate. Since then, the candidates have laid out their
positions on everything from abortion to Afghanistan. Click on the icons
to the right to see how the Democratic contenders' weigh in and stack up
against the president on some hot topics.
From senators to civil rights activists, the Democratic field features a
host of personalities and diverse array of opinions. Click on the
candidates' faces to the right for a full rundown of where they and
President Bush stand on the key issues.