2020 Democrats barnstorm the country for MLK weekend

2020 Democrats barnstorm the country for MLK weekend
© Stefani Reynolds

Several potential 2020 Democratic nominees for president have planned full weekends for Martin Luther King Jr. Day.

Sen. Bernie SandersBernie Sanders2020 candidates have the chance to embrace smarter education policies Bernie Sanders Adviser talks criminal justice reform proposal, 'Medicare for All' plan Poll shows Biden, Warren tied with Trump in Arizona MORE (I-Vt.) will be speaking in South Carolina at an event commemorating the life of King on Monday and speaking with students from Benedict College and Allen University on Tuesday, according to a statement provided to The Hill.

The 77-year-old senator, who came in second for the Democratic nomination in 2016, has yet to announce his decision on whether he would run again. Sanders is widely viewed as a potential front-runner in the race, consistently polling in the top three among likely candidates.

Sen. Kirsten GillibrandKirsten Elizabeth GillibrandOvernight Defense: Two US service members killed in Afghanistan | Trump calls on other nations to take up fight against ISIS | Pentagon scraps billion-dollar missile defense program Sanders targets gig economy as part of new labor plan Senate Democrats push for arms control language in defense policy bill MORE (D-N.Y.) is in Iowa for the Women’s March this Saturday in her first campaign trip since announcing her candidacy earlier this month.

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She will head to Iowa City on Sunday.

Sen. Kamala HarrisKamala Devi HarrisPoll shows Biden, Warren tied with Trump in Arizona Rising Warren faces uphill climb with black voters Inslee drops out of 2020 presidential race MORE (D-Calif.), who has also not made an official announcement on running, will reportedly be speaking in Oakland, Calif., on Monday. It was also reported that she would announce her candidacy at that event.

A spokesperson for Harris did not immediately respond to The Hill’s request for information about the senator's plans for the weekend.

Sen. Cory BookerCory Anthony BookerOvernight Defense: Two US service members killed in Afghanistan | Trump calls on other nations to take up fight against ISIS | Pentagon scraps billion-dollar missile defense program ABC unveils moderators for third Democratic debate Sanders targets gig economy as part of new labor plan MORE (D-N.J.) is scheduled to be at an NAACP event in South Carolina Monday. Booker has not made a statement on his intention to run.

Former Vice President Joe BidenJoe BidenSarah Huckabee Sanders becomes Fox News contributor Poll shows Biden, Warren tied with Trump in Arizona Giuliani says he discussed Biden with Ukrainian official MORE is being attending a MLK Day event hosted by Al Sharpton's National Action Network in Washington, D.C.

Sen. Sherrod BrownSherrod Campbell BrownBank watchdogs approve rule to loosen ban on risky Wall Street trades Dayton mayor assigned extra security following verbal spat with Trump The Hill's Campaign Report: Battle for Senate begins to take shape MORE (D-Ohio.) is holding campaign-style events in Iowa and New Hampshire this weekend. According to NBC, Brown will attend MLK Day breakfast celebration in Cleveland.

Sen. Elizabeth WarrenElizabeth Ann WarrenKrystal Ball: Elites have chosen Warren as The One; Lauren Claffey: Is AOC wrong about the Electoral College? Poll shows Biden, Warren tied with Trump in Arizona McConnell rejects Democrats' 'radical movement' to abolish filibuster MORE (D-Mass.) will be attending a memorial breakfast in Boston. She announced her intention to run earlier this month.