– First in PLAYBOOK: Modern Democrats of Massachusetts is endorsing Quentin Palfrey for state attorney general after he earned 67 percent support from the group’s members, his campaign said.
– Primary SHAKEUP: The DNC is upending the presidential nominating calendar currently led by Iowa and New Hampshire by opening an application process for the early slots, my POLITICO colleague Elena Schneider reports. Iowa, with its botched 2020 caucuses, is considered more at risk than New Hampshire. But if the Granite State loses its first-in-the-nation-primary status, our frequent access to candidates could go along with it. Sen. Maggie Hassan (D-N.H.) pledged to defend the pripshire Democrats Chair Ray Buckley and MassDems Chair Gus Bickford didn’t immediately return requests for comment.
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