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With an eye on 2020, Democrats jockey to define their party, and gain an advantage

With an eye on 2020, Democrats jockey to define their party, and gain an advantage

The future of the Democratic Party has been booking late night TV gigs, waking up for morning drive-time radio and showing up at watering holes in rural counties to try out new material.

Before the start of a 2020 Democratic presidential campaign, at least 25 candidates - mayors, governors, entrepreneurs, members of the House and Senate - have hit the road to workshop their vision, experiment with catchphrases and test policy ideas that could keep President Donald Trump from winning a second term.

Many deny that their actions have anything to do with a coming presidential run, but they unmistakably play off the chords of campaigns past, seeking a way to break through a...

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