PBS NewsHour

Across the country, 2020 Democrats focus on race and poverty

Clip: 06/17/2019 | 2m 36s | Video has closed captioning.

Several candidates for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination appeared at a forum in Washington, D.C., on Monday, to discuss issues of poverty, race and inequality. Raising the minimum wage was a high-profile topic there, as well as at other campaign events around the country. Meanwhile, candidates also emphasized voting rights and closing the racial wealth gap. Yamiche Alcindor reports.

Aired: 06/17/19

Rating: NR

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