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Fri Jul 28, 2017, 02:45 PM

Maryland Rep. Delaney is running for president in 2020

Source: CNN

Washington (CNN)Maryland Rep. John Delaney on Friday became the first Democrat to announce he would run for president in 2020.

The 54-year-old three-term congressman revealed his plans in a Washington Post op-ed. He won't run for re-election and is bypassing a run for Maryland governor in 2018.

He enters the race an extreme longshot -- with no national profile among Democrats and a moderate record that appears out of sync with the party's progressive primary electorate.

Delaney is a self-made businessman who has launched two companies and could pour millions of dollars of his own money into the campaign.

Read more: http://www.cnn.com/2017/07/28/politics/john-delaney-democrat-president-2020/index.html

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Jose Garcia Jul 2017 OP
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Fri Jul 28, 2017, 03:10 PM

2. I think it's good to get this campaign cycle going.

I think it will be beneficial to the opposition to Trump and create rallying points.

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