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Former Vice President Joe Biden pauses as he speaks at the University of Utah in December. Allegations of inappropriate contact with women are putting Biden's potential campaign hopes in jeopardy. Rick Bowmer/AP hide caption

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Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., at an Oakland, Calif., campaign rally this week. Harris says she backs a single-payer health system, but she hasn't yet offered details on how she would finance that plan. Mason Trinca/Getty Images hide caption

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Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., offered an apology on Wednesday after allegations were made public of sexual harassment and discrimination on his 2016 campaign. Tasos Katopodis/Getty Images hide caption

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Possible Democratic presidential candidates for the 2020 race include Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders (left), New York Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, Texas Rep. Beto O'Rourke and California Sen. Kamala Harris. Jeff J. Mitchell, Angela Weiss/AFP, Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images hide caption

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Yes, It's Almost Decision Time For 2020 Democratic Presidential Hopefuls

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Tony Evers, Democratic candidate for governor of Wisconsin, faced a primary opponent who was further left and does not take up all the far-reaching policy positions of Bernie Sanders. But he has embraced the progressive banner, and Sanders has his back in a campaign to unseat GOP Gov. Scott Walker. Scott Olson/Getty Images hide caption

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As More Democrats Embrace 'Progressive' Label, It May Not Mean What It Used To

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President Trump attends a signing ceremony for health care measures in the Roosevelt Room of the White House on Wednesday, the same day USA Today published an opinion column on the topic by the president. Win McNamee/Getty Images hide caption

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FACT CHECK: Trump's False Claims On 'Medicare-For-All'

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Democratic House nominee Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's progressive agenda clashes with the centrist campaigns championed by House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer. Rep. Conor Lamb's special election victory was built on a low-key centrist platform. Mark Lennihan/AP; Aaron P. Bernstein/Getty Images; Mark Wilson/Getty Images; Alex Brandon/ AP hide caption

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For Democrats, Pragmatists Are Still Trumping Progressives Where It Counts

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Sen. Bernie Sanders is seen after the Vermont delegation cast their votes during roll call at the 2016 Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia. After the bitter primary between Sanders and Hillary Clinton, the DNC set up a process that has led to reducing the role of party leaders in selecting the presidential nominee. Alex Wong/Getty Images hide caption

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Democratic party chairperson Donna Brazile talks with audience members before the debate between Republican vice-presidential nominee Gov. Mike Pence and Democratic vice-presidential nominee Sen. Tim Kaine at Longwood University in Farmville, Va., in Oct. 2016. Joe Raedle/AP hide caption

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Sen. Bernie Sanders talks to reporters about preserving the Affordable Care Act with fellow Democrats from both the House and Senate after a meeting with President Obama at the U.S. Capitol on Wednesday in Washington, D.C. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images hide caption

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Bernie Sanders Says Trump Won Because Democrats Are Out Of Touch

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Vendors congregated outside a rally for Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump at the Indiana Theater on May 1, 2016 in Terre Haute, Indiana. Charles Ledford/Getty Images hide caption

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This Bellwether Has Picked The Winning Presidential Candidate Since The 1890s

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Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders speaks to an overflow crowd through a megaphone after a campaign event May 27, 2015, at New England College in Concord, N.H. Win McNamee/Getty Images hide caption

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Bernie Sanders Calls For 'Fundamental Reassessment' Of Democratic Party

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"I believe that health care is a right, not a privilege," Sen. Bernie Sanders told Denver supporters in February. ColoradoCare supporters hope to leverage his charisma for a win on their state amendment. Marc Piscotty/Getty Images hide caption

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Campaign For Universal Health Care In Colorado Seeks Bernie Sanders' Help

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Sen. Bernie Sanders (center) reaches out to supporters after speaking at a get-out-the-vote canvass launch at the City College of San Francisco ahead of last week's California primary. Meg Kelly/NPR hide caption

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Colorado Democrats pack a gym at a Denver high school during caucuses on March 1, 2016. The crowds and long lines have led to calls for the state to move to an open primary system. Marc Piscotty/Getty Images hide caption

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Americans Don't Like Caucuses, But Replacing Them With Primaries Isn't Easy

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Clinton Expected To Claim Victory Tuesday Night, Marking Historical Moment

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On Last Big Primary Day, Presumptive Candidates Pivot To General Election

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Sen. Bernie Sanders, an independent from Vermont, speaks during a campaign event in Los Angeles, Calif., on March 23. Patrick T. Fallon/Getty Images hide caption

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Making Democrats' Primaries More Open Could Be Harder Than You Think

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Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders addresses a rally Wednesday at the Santa Clara County Fairgrounds in San Jose, Calif. The senator's campaign is intently focused on a big win in the state on June 7, and has poured money into TV ads there. Josh Edelson/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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