March 26, 2017

“Third Way” spokesman Jim Kessler says “The Rising American Electorate” is a fallacy. Harvard Professor Theda Skocpol says the Democratic Party needs to switch to a “big-tent” approach. Bill Press interviews Elizabeth Wydra on the Gorsuch nomination.


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Political moderate Jim Kessler, who has worked for prominent Democrats, says the party went wrong when it assumed it could win by relying only on minorities, Millennials, and single women. Harvard Professor Theda Skocpol says much the same thing and advises Democrats to adopt a “big-tent” approach to building Electoral College-proof majorities. And Bill Press interviews Elizabeth Wydra, head of the Constitutional Accountability Center.

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Jim Kessler

Jim Kessler, the policy director for the centrist “Third Way,” says 70 percent of the so-called “rising American electorate” is not liberal – they are moderate, and the Democrats need to appeal to the two-thirds of Americans who are not doing well.

Theda Skocpol

Professor Theda Skocpol warns that Democrats cannot stop the Republicans from radically changing America unless they can start winning elections. She has some ideas on how.

Elizabeth Wydra

Bill Press interviews Elizabeth Wydra of the Constitutional Accountability Center on the nomination of Neil Gorsuch.

Jim Hightower

Why should we subsidize higher pay for insurance CEOs?

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