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2020 Presidential Race

Updated at 9:28 a.m. ET

If you listen carefully, you'll hear something unusual on the presidential campaign trail this year. Democratic candidates are talking a lot about the lack of affordable housing, an issue that rarely, if ever, comes up in an election. They're trying to tap into a growing national concern, as well as a potential voting bloc.

Updated at 10:40 a.m. ET

On the day of his self-declared presidential campaign kickoff, President Trump is threatening to deport "millions" of immigrants in the United States illegally beginning "next week."

But what's known is far less definitive.

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Ohio’s senior U.S. Senator, democrat Sherrod Brown, says he won’t run for president in 2020.

New Jersey Sen. Cory Booker, one of half a dozen Democratic senators running for the White House, is reintroducing a bill on Thursday that would fundamentally end the federal government's prohibition on marijuana.

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President Trump told governors yesterday that automakers are returning to Ohio and other states, a remark he’s said before that fact checkers have found to be untrue.

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White House senior advisor Stephen Miller says President Trump is prepared to issue the first veto of his term if Congress votes to disapprove of his declaration of a national emergency along the U.S.-Mexico border. 

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Democratic U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown of Ohio says Republican President Donald Trump a racist. 

Updated at 9:10 a.m. ET

California Sen. Kamala Harris is running for president in 2020. The first-term Democratic senator made the announcement on ABC's Good Morning America Monday morning.

"I love my country, and this is a moment in time that I feel a sense of responsibility to fight for the best of who we are," Harris said.

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Democratic U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown of Ohio is launching a tour of three early presidential primary states as he considers a 2020 bid for the White House. 

Ohio Public Radio

Not long after Ohio Governor Mike DeWine's inaugural this week, former Governor John Kasich announced a new gig. 

California billionaire Tom Steyer confirms to NPR that he will not seek the Democratic nomination for president in 2020, instead putting even more muscle behind his efforts to impeach President Trump.

"This is the biggest issue in American politics today," Steyer said of impeachment efforts. "We have a lawless president in the White House who is eroding our democracy and it is only going to get worse."

Some members of the Republican National Committee and grassroots Republicans are backing an effort to block potential primary challengers to President Trump, even though party insiders are insisting it is too late to change the rules for the 2020 campaign.

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Supporters of Democratic U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown of Ohio have launched a committee to draft him to run for president in 2020. 

Outgoing Ohio Gov. John Kasich says he'd prefer to run for president as a Republican, but only if he's entering a primary he could win. 

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Republican Ohio Governor John Kasich now says he is strongly considering running for president in 2020. 

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U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown - one of the three Democrats who won in statewide elections last week - says he’s thinking about running for president.

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Republican Ohio Governor John Kasich says he's frustrated with the GOP but can bring the party back to its traditional principles. 

Last Sunday, Ohio Governor John Kasich again appeared on a network TV news show to discuss national issues – and again say  he’s not running for president.

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Ohio Governor John Kasich says he's not interested in running for president in 2020.