Democrats Uneasy About Potential Howard Schultz Bid

Former Starbucks Chairman Howard Schultz told '60 Minutes' he's considering running for president as an independent in 2020.

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SEATTLE (AP) — For a businessman who grew a small coffee roaster into an inescapable global chain, who ensured that even his part-time workers had benefits and who has given about $150,000 to Democratic campaigns, former Starbucks Chairman Howard Schultz is generating tepid — or even hostile — responses within the party as he weighs a presidential bid in 2020. That’s partly because — as Schultz told “60 Minutes” on Sunday — he’s considering running…

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