The Democrats' wild 2020 free-for-all

The Democratic official close to the process sees “a dozen different routes to the nomination.” Here’s a peek at the closed-door conversations going on among hopefuls and potential campaign mangers:

“What the hell is the strategy? California early voting starts at the same time as Iowa. Do you camp out in California and try to rack up delegates? Do you do the traditional Iowa organizing? Do you just raise money so you can be on the air in the Super Tuesday media markets?”

“Do you try to lock down South Carolina through endorsements? Do you focus on New Hampshire retail? Your opponents could include up to three billionaires who self-finance. Others could have … Beto-level online money.”