May 2, 2019 - Politics & Policy

Michael Bennet announces 2020 presidential bid

Sen. Michael Bennet (D-Colo.) announced his 2020 presidential bid on Thursday on CBS This Morning, becoming the 21st candidate to jump into the crowded field.

The backdrop: Bennet was issued a clean bill of health last month following prostate cancer surgery. He called the diagnosis "clarifying" in deciding to enter the presidential race.

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