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Democratic congressman Swalwell joins race for White House

 Democratic congressman Swalwell joins race for White House

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Representative Eric Swalwell said on Monday he would seek the Democratic nomination for president, joining a crowded field seeking to take on Republican Donald Trump in the 2020 election.

Swalwell made the announcement during a taping of CBS's "The Late Show with Stephen Colbert," which airs later on Monday. The program tweeted a clip of Swalwell saying he was running for president.

(Reporting by Eric Beech; Editing by David Alexander)

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Updated Date: Apr 09, 2019 06:06:26 IST

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