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Buttigieg to face frontrunner scrutiny after surprise Iowa poll

November 18, 2019
Jonathan Swan | Axios
Top Republicans are taking Pete Buttigieg seriously as a potential general election candidate after his breakout poll in Iowa. The respected Des Moines Register poll, released Saturday night, has Buttigieg at the top of the Democratic pack in Iowa.

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November 15, 2019
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For Obama and Patrick, a long friendship and political bond

November 15, 2019
Julie Pace | Associated Press
That relationship will test whether Obama can maintain his vigorously neutral approach to the 2020 Democratic primary now that Patrick has launched a late bid for the presidential nomination.
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Deval Patrick 2020: Former Massachusetts Governor is running for President

November 14, 2019
Ed O'Keefe | CBS News
Former Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick is launching a presidential campaign after saying nearly a year ago he would not run. He will go to New Hampshire Thursday to add his name to the ballot for the 2020 primary.
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Former Massachusetts governor Deval Patrick laying groundwork for Democratic presidential bid, sources say

November 12, 2019
Michael Scherer, Matt Viser | The Washington Post
Former Massachusetts governor Deval Patrick is laying the groundwork to enter the presidential race, with an announcement expected as soon as this week, according to two sources with direct knowledge of his plans.
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Michael Bloomberg Makes Plans to Build Campaign Staff in March Presidential Primary States

November 9, 2019
Tarini Parti, Emily Glazer, Ken Thomas | The Wall Street Journal
Billionaire Michael Bloomberg is drawing up a strategy to build campaign staff in states that hold March 2020 primary contests, according to people familiar with his plans, as he leans toward entering the Democratic presidential race despite a difficult path to the nomination.

How Election 2019 affects Election 2020

November 8, 2019
On the latest #WashWeekPBS Extra, the panelists discussed what state and local elections this week mean for the 2020 election campaign, as well as the possibility of former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg entering the race.
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