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2020 vision: Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz may go independent

Howard Schultz. Photo: Alex Wong/Getty Images

"Advisers to former Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz have been exploring the possibility of launching an independent bid for the White House in 2020," the WashPost's Michael Scherer reports.

Why it matters: "Trump’s opponents, including many Democratic strategists, have expressed concerns that a serious three-way race in November would divide the Democratic vote in a way that helps Trump win reelection."