How the 2020 Presidential Candidates Are Grappling With Obama's Legacy

Former president's strategies are visible in Democratic hopefuls

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Save for a fiery couple of weeks during the midterm elections, Barack Obama has enjoyed a relatively quiet retirement. With a Netflix deal already signed, one can see the former two-term president toiling away at his much-anticipated memoir but otherwise staying out of the political limelight.

The Democratic party can’t say the same. As it continues to grapple with its identity and political ideals, the 2020 candidates are also figuring out how to follow in Obama’s footsteps to the presidency.

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