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What ‘Lanes’ Will the 2020 Democratic Candidates Run In?

(From New York Magazine) Ideological lanes: Bernie Sanders will anchor the progressive lane, with potential competition from Elizabeth Warren, Tulsi Gabbard, Jeff Merkley and Sherrod Brown. If there’s a moderate lane, Joe Biden will be the pace-setter, with dark-horse House...

2020 contenders use shutdown fight to raise cash, talk to base

(From Politico) “They’re not trying to persuade middle-of-the-road voters with this, they’re trying to get Democratic activists — not only from early primary, caucus states, but the small-donor community across the country — excited,” said Ian Russell, a strategist at...

Democrats: Less Is More in 2020

(From Real Clear Politics) Four decades later, with Democrats stacking up like planes over O’Hare to run against President Trump, it’s a good time for them to recall their New Age roots. Large fields of candidates are not beautiful.

Elizabeth Warren’s brilliant beginning

(From CNN) Watching Warren’s announcement video, you can see her priorities are clear: she wants economic and racial justice and recognizes that the two are neither identical nor severable (unlike too many others on the populist left who believe class...

10 New Factors That Will Shape the 2020 Democratic Primary

(From The Atlantic) Before any Democrats can get to Trump, though, they’ll have to get through the “Why not me?” primary—the next 14 months of scramble and mania, set against a primary-calendar shake-up that for the first time has...

Bernie tops progressive straw poll

(From Politico) Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) tops the first 2020 straw poll by the progressive political action committee Democracy for America by a wide margin, followed by former Vice President Joe Biden and Rep. Beto O’Rourke (D-Texas). Sen. Elizabeth Warren,...

A Lot of People Want Bernie Sanders to Run in 2020

(From The Atlantic) Bernie Sanders’s decision about  running for president again isn’t about trying to bend the race toward his progressive politics—it’s about whether he can convince himself that he’s the Democratic candidate with the best chance of beating Donald...

Is Hillary Clinton secretly planning to run in 2020?

Maybe she’ll find those 30,000 (actually many more than that) by then. Also perhaps the passing out at speeches thing might be addressed. Because there is nothing this country needs more than yet MORE Hillary Clinton. (From The New York...

Bernie giving it another shot in 2020?

Hey, why not? He’ll be over 80. His ideas, already tested and failed, are even older than that. Saying that, the man has been relatively sane on Trump and he did cripple Hillary Clinton’s campaign by highlighting Hillary...