De Blasio headed to New Hampshire amid 2020 speculation

TheHill | 2/13/2019 | John Bowden
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New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio (D) will visit New Hampshire this week and has reportedly begun seeking staff with national political campaign experience as he mulls a possible 2020 presidential bid.

Politico reports that de Blasio will visit the state that holds the first 2020 primary and has been talking with staffers who worked for previous presidential campaigns about the future of the Democratic Party and its 2020 platform.

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“He wants to make sure ideas like pre-K for all, paid personal time and mental health are on the table as Democrats debate the party’s vision for the future,” de Blasio's communications director Mike Casca told Politico.

The visit to New Hampshire will include a speech Thursday at Harvard's Kennedy School, as well as a meeting with Nashua Mayor Jim Donchess (D) on Friday, where de Blasio will possibly meet with locals, according to the news outlet.

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His trip to the Granite State comes a month after he refused to rule out a 2020 bid for the presidency in an...
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