Ranking the Democratic Presidential Contenders

There are advantages to a brutal primary battle. First, winning a primary proves a candidate is a vote getter and tough enough for the big race in the Fall. Second, primary winners get experience campaigning and winning. Finally, primary winners are familiar to voters and the media.

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Why Bernie could win in 2020

Hence, Democratic leaders and officeholders could fall into line behind Bernie in 2020. Moreover, they Democratic leaders could cave to Bernie; or his anointed successor as fast Republican leaders began kowtowing to Trump.

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