When Is the Right Time to Start Watching 2020 Presidential Race?

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Libby Casey

Late last week, Sen. Cory Booker (D-NJ) became the ninth Democrat to throw a hat into the ring for the 2020 presidential contest.

It’s so early that it seems almost ridiculous to be guessing at candidates’ chances or paying much attention to their message.

But the race for 2020 is real, and there are more candidates poised to jump in.

From NPRWhich Democrats Are Running In 2020 — And Which Still Might

How is the field shaping up so far? And which candidates are most likely to gain traction between now and next year’s primaries?

On Detroit Today, Stephen Henderson speaks with a couple of people who are following the race.

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John Sellek

Libby Casey is an on-air reporter and anchor covering politics and accountability for The Washington Post. 

John Sellek, CEO of Harbor Strategic Public Affairs, was the Michigan director of the Mitt Romney presidential campaign and worked for Republican attorneys general Mike Cox and Bill Schuette, former Gov. Engler, and members of the Michigan Legislature

Click on the audio player above to hear those conversations.

Image credit: Sen. Cory Booker

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