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2020 Democratic Primary Tag

There are a few Democrats who think that since President Donald Trump won in November 2016 then maybe they can, too. After all, how did a man with no political experience beat the all mighty Hillary Clinton?! So a handful of politicians that not a lot of people have heard of believe they have a chance to take on Trump in 2020, including mayors and congressmen "low on the seniority totem pole."

California's primaries are currently held in June; however, legislation is expected to be signed by Governor Jerry Brown (D) next week that would move them to March. This move would place California's primaries right after Iowa, New Hampshire, and South Carolina.  Further, the move would tilt the donor and electoral tables heavily in Senator Kamala Harris' (D-CA) favor. Politico reports:
California is pushing forward with a plan to change the state’s primary date from June to March, a move that could scramble the 2020 presidential nominating contest and swing the early weight of the campaign to the west.

During the 2012 Senate campaign between Scott Brown and Elizabeth Warren, I learned early on that The Boston Globe had Warren's back, and used its full political sway to promote and defend her, particularly on Warren's false claim to be Native American for employment purposes while climbing the law professor ladder to Harvard Law School. When The Boston Herald first exposed that Harvard touted Warren as its first Native American tenured hire, the Globe published a story that Warren was 1/32nd Cherokee, Document ties Warren kin to Cherokees:

Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) fired up the Netroots crowd with one of her now-familiar red meat-tossing,  flame-throwing speeches.  The speech is being touted as the launch of her 2020 presidential campaign. Warren railed against moderate Democrats and insisted that "we are not a wing of today’s Democratic Party. We are the heart and soul of today’s Democratic Party." Her goal appears to be to push her already-decimated party further away from mainstream Americans who find her repellent and her regressive, 1930's-era ideas idiotic. The New York Times reports:

Senator Elizabeth Warren used a speech to a grass-roots conference Saturday to take direct aim at Democrats’ diminished moderate wing, ridiculing Clinton-era policies and jubilantly proclaiming that liberals had taken control of the party.

While the Democrats seem to be in denial about how and why they lost the White House and the Senate (and even the House) in 2016, they do seem to realize that their bench is relatively bare.  The "buzz" about 2020 Democrat presidential hopefuls has, until now, been centered on former Vice President Joe Biden, socialist Senator Bernie Sanders (D-VT), and Sanders' ideological mini-me Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-MA). These aging Democrat superstars, however, might just get pushed aside as Boston's left-leaning media pushes a handsome, articulate, combat veteran and former aide to General Petraeus who routinely insists that Trump's rise is just like that of Hitler. At 38, Representative Seth Moulton (D-MA) is currently serving his second term in the House, and while there was buzz that he might consider a Senate run, the Boston Globe and other local outlets have been building him up as a potential 2020 presidential candidate.
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