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2020 Democrats Are Under Pressure To Embrace Sweeping Political Reforms.

Abolishing the Electoral College. Packing the courts. Ending the filibuster.

2020 Democratic presidential candidates have in recent weeks increasingly called for radical changes to the country’s political process — ideas that would transform how the courts and Congress conduct business and even how the country elects its presidents.

It’s a new frontier in a primary that has already pushed the boundaries of what Democratic candidates traditionally support, and reflects a deeply felt conviction among liberal activists that big policy goals aren’t possible without fundamental changes to the political system.

“2016 knocked reality into a lot of folks,” said Ezra Levin, the co-executive director of the progressive grassroots group Indivisible. “They want to know what your big ideas are, but also how you’re going to get them done.”

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