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Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg stands for a portrait in Washington D.C. Shuran Huang/NPR hide caption

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Buttigieg Proposes Broad Plan To Counter Racial Inequality

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In ending his presidential run, Beto O'Rourke said, "Our campaign has been about seeing clearly, speaking honestly and acting decisively in the best interests of America." claire harbage/NPR hide caption

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Beto O'Rourke Calls For A 'Moonshot' To Combat Climate Change

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Washington Gov. Jay Inslee announces his run for the 2020 presidency at A&R Solar on March 1 in Seattle. He says tackling climate change should be "Job 1" for the next president. Karen Ducey/Getty Images hide caption

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Gov. Jay Inslee Says Washington State Is A 'Template For Success' For The U.S.

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Democratic presidential candidate and former Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper says Democrats need to focus on "kitchen table issues" like jobs in order to beat President Trump in 2020. Seth Wenig/AP hide caption

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Former Colorado Governor And 2020 Candidate Urges Distance From 'Socialism'

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Democratic presidential candidate Julián Castro, pictured at a forum in Las Vegas on April 27, says he wants to decriminalize illegal border crossings. Ethan Miller/Getty Images hide caption

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Julián Castro Wants To Redefine Which Immigrants Have 'Merit'

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Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, D-N.Y., says if she becomes president she would only appoint judges and justices who would maintain Roe v. Wade. Claire Harbage/NPR hide caption

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Kirsten Gillibrand Says If Trump Wants A War With America's Women, 'He Will Lose'

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Former Vice President Joe Biden hasn't hidden his presidential aspirations since leaving office in 2017, and didn't appear deterred by accusations of inappropriate contact over the past several weeks either. Scott Olson/Getty Images hide caption

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Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., leads a November 2015 rally in front of the New Hampshire State House in Concord. Sanders won that primary, but today some of his supporters in the early primary state are less enthusiastic about another presidential bid. Scott Eisen/Getty Images hide caption

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'Does It Have To Be Him?': N.H. Progressives Split By Another Sanders Bid

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Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., speaks at Vote For Justice: An Evening of Empowerment with activists and artists at the Newseum in Washington, D.C., in May 2018. Paul Morigi/AP hide caption

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Sen. Kamala Harris Announces 2020 Presidential Candidacy

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This Week, The State Of Our Union Was Retaliatory

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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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Sen. Cory Booker of New Jersey addresses a crowd in New Hampshire, which happens to be a key early presidential primary state. Michael Swensen for The Boston Globe via 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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Bernie Sanders, pictured in 2016, insists progressive proposals touted by candidates in 2018 midterms demonstrates strength of movement in key battleground states Lydia Thompson/NPR hide caption

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Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., released a DNA analysis to clarify questions about her Native American heritage, something President Trump commonly mocks. Warren is considering a 2020 presidential bid. Tasos Katopodis/Getty Images hide caption

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Warren Releases DNA Results, Challenges Trump Over Native American Ancestry

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Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., speaks Tuesday at the National Press Club in Washington, where she delivered a speech on the need for stronger laws limiting corruption. It's an argument against the Trump administration that could be used if she runs against the president in 2020. Pablo Martinez Monsivais/AP hide caption

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