Particularly states that President Obama carried and those hopefuls would need to win the Presidency if they where the Presidential nominee…
Potential Democratic presidential candidates are campaigning for the midterms in states that President Trump took from their party’s column in 2016, testing the waters for the next presidential election.
The so-called invisible campaign has begun with would-be candidates including Sens. Kamala Harris (D-Calif.), 53; Cory Booker (D-N.J.), 49; and Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.), 68, checking out the political landscape while campaigning for congressional candidates.
“It’s like preseason football practice: you’re not playing in pads yet but you’re on the field, leading the playbook,” said David Wade, a Democratic strategist who served as a senior aide to John Kerry during his presidential bid in 2004, said of the presidential hopefuls. “It’s candidate training, with a net.”
A number of presidential hopefuls have been stumping in blue states that turned red during the 2016 presidential election, such as Wisconsin, Michigan and Pennsylvania. Trump was the first GOP presidential candidate to win Wisconsin since 1984, and the first to win the other two states since 1988…..