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ELECTION 2020; Deval Patrick explains surprise presidential bid

Nov 17, 2019 - Los Angeles Times

Former Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick shook up the Democratic presidential field when he announced his candidacy Thursday. He spoke Saturday to thousands of California Democrats gathered in Long Beach for the party's convention. Afterward, Patrick, 63, sat down with The Times to talk about why he's running for president. The interview was edited for clarity and length.

In late 2018, you said you weren't running for president. What changed?

We were ready to go in 2018, and two weeks...