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Kirsten Gillibrand Reportedly Set to Announce 2020 Exploratory Committee on Colbert

Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY) is set to announce plans to form a 2020 exploratory committee, the Associated Press reported Monday.

The announcement is expected on Tuesday’s episode of Stephen Colbert‘s Late Show, according to CBS News reporter Ed O’Keefe. She will then head to Iowa, a crucial state in presidential primaries.

Gillibrand jumping into the race would add some heft to what is expected to be a crowded field: former housing secretary Julian Castro and Rep. Tulsi Gabbard (D-HI) have already announced they are running, while Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) has announced an exploratory committee.

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