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Deval Patrick considering a last-minute presidential bid: report

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Yet another Democrat is considering a late entry into the 2020 presidential campaign.

“Former Gov. Deval Patrick of Massachusetts has told Democratic officials that he is considering making a last-minute entry into the 2020 presidential race, according to two Democrats with knowledge of the conversations, the latest evidence of how unsettled the party’s presidential primary is less than three months before the Iowa caucuses,” The New York Times reported Monday.

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Patrick served as governor of Massachusetts from 2007 to 2015.

“Mr. Patrick told party leaders he doesn’t think that any of the candidates running have established political momentum and that he thinks there is an opening for somebody who can unite both liberals and moderate Democrats, according to Democrats who have spoken to him,” The Times noted.

In 2015, Patrick joined Bain Capital as a managing director. The private equity firm was co-founded Sen. Mitt Romney (R-UT).


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Colossal failure of leadership’: Trump ‘unfit’ for pandemic, ‘has blood on his hands’ says Pulitzer Prize winning paper

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'Come November, There Must Be a Reckoning for the Lives Lost'

A Pulitzer Prize winning newspaper is responding to President Donald Trump's failure to manage the coronavirus pandemic, and is not holding back. The Boston Globe's editorial board, far from a bastion of far left liberalism, is denouncing the nation's President as "unfit for a pandemic."

"Much of the suffering and death coming was preventable. The president has blood on his hands," the Globe's editorial board writes.

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Biden says ‘hard to envision’ Democratic convention taking place in July as Sanders vows to stay in race

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The two remaining contenders for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination made their comments on separate late night tv appearances. 

Former Vice President Joe Biden on Tuesday night said he found it "hard to envision" the Democratic National Convention scheduled for July going forward as planned as his rival for the party's 2020 presidential nomination Sen. Bernie Sanders declared that in his mind, the race is still far from over.

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Lindsey Graham’s ouster called for by ex-GOP congressman: ‘You sold your soul to Donald Trump’

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Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC) was blasted on Tuesday evening by a former Republican congressman.

"With so much happening, it’s easy to forget that the 2020 campaign is still going on. If you’re able, would you consider giving a small donation to help me spread my common-sense conservative message?" Graham asked on Twitter.

But former Rep. Joe Walsh (R-IL) was having none of it.

"Respectfully Lindsey, even though I’m a conservative, I’m supporting your opponent Jaime Harrison," Walsh wrote.

"I’m not a Democrat, but you’ve been in DC too damn long, and you sold your soul to Donald Trump," he explained.

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