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'The Process Is Cruel': Former Mass. Gov. Deval Patrick On Why He's Not Running For President11:00
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Former Massachusetts governor Deval Patrick talks with Bob Oakes at WBUR. (Robin Lubbock/WBUR)

Former Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick officially announced Thursday that he will not run for president in 2020. Patrick said the process is "cruel," and that he didn't want to subject friends and family members to that type of scrutiny. Our political experts analyze Patrick's decision and what it means for 2020.

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Anthony Brooks, WBUR senior political reporter. He tweets @anthonygbrooks.

Stephanie Murray, author of the POLITICO Massachusetts Playbook. She tweets @stephmurr_jour.

This segment aired on December 6, 2018.

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