Alex Thompson

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Reporter for Politico covering 2020 Democratic candidates.

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On this Earth Day, lots of people are talking about climate change, but is that what voters want to hear?

Are 2020 Democratic candidates focusing on the issues voters care about?

On this Earth Day, lots of people are talking about climate change, but is that what voters want to hear?

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