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Jessica Tarlov, says Michael Bloomberg and Deval Patrick ponders 2020 shows that the elite Democrats are as disconnected from the average party voters, who is happy with the decisions you have already.
Former Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick says friends and allies, he will enter the democratic race for the White house, the Associated Press reported on Wednesday.
Patrick is probably his candidacy will announce sometime before Friday, according to the report.
After the announcement, Patrick is likely to travel to neighboring New Hampshire to file for the state’s first-in-the-nation presidential primary. Friday is the last day for candidates whose name on the primary ballot.
Other news channels, including CNN and The New York Times, said Patrick’s plans to participate in the contest.
Former Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick
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Patrick mulled a presidential campaign in the last year, the Assembly starts with a team of consultants and enjoyed the support of former President Barack Obama’s top political adviser. But at the end of last year, Patrick announced he would not run, and points to the “cruelty of our electoral process.”
If Patrick is preceded by his campaign face high hurdles, including fundraising, a lack of national awareness, and in the race extremely late in the election cycle.
Patrick served as a U.S. Assistant Attorney General for the Civil Rights Division from 1994 to 1997 under President Bill Clinton. He was elected Governor of Massachusetts in 2006 and again in 2010, the first black Governor in the commonwealth’s history.
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After leaving office in 2015, Patrick took a job at Bain Capital, the Boston-based private investment company, has been a liability for Mitt Romney, Patrick’s predecessor as Governor of Massachusetts during Romney’s 2012 presidential campaign. Patrick’s tenure at the company would be likely to be in the spotlight when he races in the 2020.
The news about Patrick broke as Sen. Elizabeth Warren from Massachusetts, one of the co-frontrunner in the 2020 Democratic race was in New Hampshire to file for the primary.
Warren told Fox News, you haven’t spoken to Patrick in the last few days and said “no” when asked whether his entry would make it more difficult in the race their campaign. When asked about Patrick’s years at Bain Capital, Warren replied: “I’m here to criticize other Democrats. I’m here to talk about why I’m running for President.”
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In the last days, the former New York city mayor and billionaire business and media mogul Mike Bloomberg his name placed on the presidential primary polls in Alabama and Arkansas, as he gets closer to perform to the initiation of a White house.