AmericasDemocrats.Org- May 15th, 2011

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Vic Fingerhut

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Fingerhut is a veteran Democratic political consultant.  He helped design the 1995 national TV ad campaign that attacked and defeated Newt Gingrich’s “Contract with America.”  Here he discusses what Democrats in the United States can learn from Canada’s progressive third-party’s recent sweeping victories.

Maegan Carberry

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Maegan Carberry is a media strategist and commentator focused on politics, media and tech with a flair for pop culture.  She presently serves as Rock the Vote’s Communications Director.  We’ll talk with her about proposed state laws across the country to shrink the number of young people casting votes in the 2012 election.

U.S. Representative Peter Welch

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An interview by Bill Press with U.S. Representative Peter Welch from Vermont, whose bi-partisan letter to the President argues: With bin Laden dead, it’s time to change U.S. strategy in Afghanistan.