Marianne Williamson, spiritual advisor, and bestselling self-help author, whose 2020 White House campaign featured more quirky calls for spiritual healing than actual voter support, launched another longshot bid for the presidency on Saturday, becoming the first Democrat to formally challenge President Joe Biden for the 2024 nomination.
“I have run for president before,” she told supporters at her campaign launch at Union Station in Washington. “I’m not naive about the forces which have no intention of allowing anyone into this conversation who does not align with their predetermined agenda,” she added.
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Williamson spoke for around 20 minutes, mostly about economic and social injustice along with corruption in Washington. “The status quo will not disrupt itself… that’s our job,” Williamson said.
Who is India Emma Williamson?
India Emma Williamson, Marianne Williamson’s daughter is an American Ph.D. student with History as the main subject. She was born in 1990 and lives in Los Angeles, USA. India is currently 33 years old.
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According to media reports, Williamson portrays herself as a Jewish unwed mother. During an interview, she said that she was once married for a minute but refused to tell her husband’s name.
India’s father is a mysterious person to date. Back in 1992, Williamson said that she wouldn’t name the father of her child.
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Marianne Williamson wrote more than 13 books in the miscellaneous category. She connected with the Project Angel Food Movement to provide food to ill people and benefitted around 11 million people. The group was formed to help people suffering from the ravages of HIV-AIDS.
Williamson entered politics in 2014 as an Independent candidate and fought for the California 33rd district election. However, she lost her first election.
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She gave birth to her daughter at the age of 38. Williamson has also worked throughout her career on anti-hunger, poverty, and racial reconciliation issues. She announced her campaign for the Democratic nomination in the 2020 United States presidential election on January 9, 2019.