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 SandersBernard (Bernie) SandersCongress closer to forcing Trump’s hand on Saudi support Booker seeks dialogue about race as he kicks off 2020 campaign Capitalism: The known ideal 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 GillibrandWarren set to announce plan for universal child care: reports Senate Dems introduce bill to prevent Trump from using disaster funds to build wall Klobuchar, O'Rourke visit Wisconsin as 2020 race heats up 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 HarrisHarris, Booker call for judgement on Jussie Smollett case to be withheld until investigation is completed Harris calls idea of Trump trusting Putin over US intel ‘height of irresponsibility and shameful’ Barack, Michelle Obama expected to refrain from endorsing in 2020 Dem primary: report 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 BookerHarris, Booker call for judgement on Jussie Smollett case to be withheld until investigation is completed Barack, Michelle Obama expected to refrain from endorsing in 2020 Dem primary: report Jussie Smollett case shows media villainizing Trump and his supporters, without proof — again 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 BidenJoseph (Joe) Robinette BidenBarack, Michelle Obama expected to refrain from endorsing in 2020 Dem primary: report Klobuchar, O'Rourke visit Wisconsin as 2020 race heats up Biden: 'The America I see does not wish to turn our back on the world' MORE is being attending a MLK Day event hosted by Al Sharpton's National Action Network in Washington, D.C.

Sen. Sherrod BrownSherrod Campbell BrownSmaller tax refunds put GOP on defensive Democrats brush off GOP 'trolling' over Green New Deal GOP Green New Deal stunt is a great deal for Democrats 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 WarrenWarren set to announce plan for universal child care: reports Barack, Michelle Obama expected to refrain from endorsing in 2020 Dem primary: report Booker seeks dialogue about race as he kicks off 2020 campaign MORE (D-Mass.) will be attending a memorial breakfast in Boston. She announced her intention to run earlier this month.