Why moderates are still entering the Democratic nomination race now

A string of establishment figures - (from left) Mr Deval Patrick, Mrs Hillary Clinton and Mr Michael Bloomberg - have recently thrown their hats in the ring or signalled their intention to do so.
A string of establishment figures - (from left) Mr Deval Patrick, Mrs Hillary Clinton and Mr Michael Bloomberg - have recently thrown their hats in the ring or signalled their intention to do so.PHOTOS: AFP

WASHINGTON - America's primary elections, where voters decide who gets to run as their party's presidential candidate, are barely three months away.

Seventeen Democrats have been campaigning for months, even years, for their party's nomination to challenge incumbent President Donald Trump in November 2020.

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