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Andrew Yang: Outsider injects basic income into White House race

$1,000-a-month proposal draws support from Elon Musk, millennials and Republicans

Democratic 2020 U.S. presidential candidate and entrepreneur Andrew Yang arrives in during a campaign event in Plymouth, New Hampshire in February 2020.   © Reuters

WASHINGTON -- U.S. presidential candidate Andrew Yang continues to defy conventional wisdom.

Widely considered a long-shot candidate, he has qualified, relatively easily, for the fifth Democratic Party debate on Nov. 20, clearing the party requirements for grassroots fundraising and polling.

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