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Loose Change: 2020 hopefuls embrace 'Green' deal as GOP goes on attack

February 8, 2019
Several possible candidates in the 2020 Democratic presidential primary are embracing the just-released resolution for a “Green New Deal,” though Republicans are quickly denouncing the plan as the first step toward “socialism” in the hopes of making it a political millstone for those vying to take on President Donald Trump. No fewer than six Democratic senators running for president or considering a campaign – Sens. Kamala Harris (CA), Cory Booker (NJ), Kirsten Gillibrand (NY), Elizabeth Warren (MA), Amy Klobuchar (MN)...

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