Hillary Clinton still considering 2020 run for president (reports)

syracuse | 4/23/2019 | Staff
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More than a dozen Democratic candidates are still vying for the nomination in the 2020 presidential race, possibly living the door open to another: Hillary Clinton.

The Washington Post reports two sources close to Clinton say she’s still considering entering the 2020 race for the White House, potentially setting up a rematch with President Donald Trump.

Newspaper - State - Party - Leaders - Concerns

The newspaper cites 17 state and national party leaders who expressed concerns about the Democratic field, still large and filled with weaknesses after four debates. A new CNN poll shows Joe Biden has widened his lead to 34 percent, ahead of Sen. Elizabeth Warren (19 percent), Sen. Bernie Sanders (16 percent) and everyone else at 6 percent (South Bend, Indiana Mayor Pete Buttigieg and California Sen. Kamala Harris) or less.

Biden still has raised concerns among contenders, from his verbal gaffes and poor fundraising to defending his family against Republican attacks on his son Hunter Biden’s business dealings in Ukraine. And party leaders worry Sanders and Warren are “too liberal to win a general election,” while the rest haven’t rallied enough momentum.

New - York - Times - Tuesday - Donors

The New York Times similarly reported Tuesday that a half-dozen Democratic donors gathered in New York City to question whether Biden could defeat Trump after a lackluster debate performance in Ohio.

As a result, Clinton may try one more time to run for president -- bolstered by a weak field and the State Department’s recent conclusion there was “no persuasive evidence of systemic, deliberate mishandling of classified information” regarding Clinton’s use...
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