Rep. Seth Moulton Focuses 2020 Campaign On Veterans, Foreign Policy And Voting Rights

Here & Now's Robin Young talks with Massachusetts Democratic Congressman Seth Moulton, one of the candidates vying for the party's presidential nomination in 2020.
Democratic presidential candidate Rep. Seth Moulton (D-Mass.) arrives for a community project and campaign stop in Manchester, N.H. (Scott Eisen/Getty Images)

We’re talking with presidential candidates in the runup to the 2020 election. Check out all of our conversations.

When the Democratic Party announced the 20 presidential candidates who qualified for the second debate, five didn’t make it, including Massachusetts Rep. Seth Moulton

Moulton says he expected not to qualify because he jumped into the race so late. The 40-year-old congressman was recently part of the wing of Democrats who were pushing Nancy Pelosi to move over and let younger generations lead the party. He says that message of “bringing a new generation of leadership” to Washington is resonating with voters.

“We just outraised five of the people who were

You're reading a preview, sign up to read more.

More from NPR

NPR8 min read
John Williams And Anne-Sophie Mutter, 2 Geniuses For The Price Of One
John Williams is an honored film composer, but he began as an arranger. Williams is now arranging again, this time with the acclaimed violinist Anne-Sophie Mutter on the album Across the Stars.
NPR5 min read
Returning To Lady: A Reflection On Two Decades 'In Search Of Billie Holiday'
Farah Jasmine Griffin's 2001 book on Billie Holiday posed a challenge to biographers and our understanding of Holiday. Here, she reflects on her changing connection to Lady Day since its release.
NPR4 min read
Buying Greenland? That's Nothing To Gabriel García Márquez
Gabriel García Márquez's intricate, confusing, magnificent novel centers around a monstrous, nameless dictator — known only as the General or the Patriarch — who sells the entire Caribbean Sea.