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Democrats are making moves behind the scenes to gear up for 2020

(CNN)Most potential Democratic presidential contenders are publicly playing coy about their plans for 2020. Behind the scenes, however, the race is already well underway.Democratic operatives are interviewing for potential roles on as-yet-unannounced 2020 campaigns, and prospective candidates are making calls to elected officials in early states like Iowa and New Hampshire. Those Democrats considering runs are also talking to top supporters and allies -- people who would likely become key donors in a presidential campaign.Campaigns haven't formed, and most top potential candidates are dodging presidential questions by saying they are still only thinking about a run. But there's a frenetic effort on the part of many of these would-be conten ...