Primary 2020: Who's Running, Who's Testing the Political Waters in N.H. & Elsewhere

Jan 1, 2019

N.H. Primary Day 2016
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For months now, speculation has been growing about who will run in the Democratic and Republican Presidential primaries, fueled by politicians' visits to such states as New Hampshire and Iowa. The list of potential Democratic contenders appears long and  includes Senator Cory Booker of New Jersey, Former Secretary of Housing and Urban Development Julián Castro, and Senator Elizabeth Warren of Massachussetts.  Only a few Republicans who have made names for themselves as critics of President Trump appear on the list so far as possible opponents of Trump, including Ohio Governor John Kasich.  Join us for a preview of the 2020 primary contest. 


GUESTS:

Anna Brown -  Director of Research and Analysis, Citizens Count, a non-partisan non-profit organization promoting civic engagement. Visit their election page, which includes profiles of all state/federal candidates in NH

Chris Galdieri -  Associate Professor of Political Science at St. Anselm College.

Brianne Pfannenstiel - Politics reporter at the Des Moines Register.   Pfannenstiel writes that Sen. Elizabeth Warren, who launched an exploratory committee this week, plans to visit Iowa this weekend. 

Paul Steinhauser - N.H. Political Reporter. See some of Paul's coverage below.

This show broadcasts Wednesday, Jan. 2, at 9 a.m. and rebroadcasts at 7 p.m. 

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From Paul Steinhauser:

Among the Democrats who may run for President:

Among the Republicans who have been considered possible opponents of Trump's in a GOP primary:

Meanwhile, some Republicans appear worried that the turmoil surrounding the Trump Administration could make President Trump vulnerable in a 2020 bid for re-relection.