May 21, 2017

Pollster John Anzalone calls for better Democratic candidates. Theda Skocpol says money won’t help progressives win elections – voting will. And Bill Press interviews Illinois Congresswoman Cheri Bustos.

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The rebirth of the Democratic Party depends on getting better candidates, says pollster John Anzalone. Harvard Professor Theda Skocpol says it depends on enthusiasm at the grassroots and turnout at election time. And Bill Press interviews Illinois Congresswoman Cheri Bustos, who many see as a future party leader.

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John Anzalone

John Anzalone is a public opinion expert and adviser to many Democratic campaigns. He says that in order to regroup, the party needs to look to the South and West. And get better candidates!

Theda Skocpol

Money doesn’t matter that much, and neither does unified opposition to Trump, says political scientist Theda Skocpol. What does matter is finding good candidates, organizing the grassroots, and, of course, voting.

Cheri Bustos

Bill Press interviews Illinois Congresswoman Cheri Bustos about the rapidly unfolding developments in Washington.

Jim Hightower

Who’ll help America’s hard-hit gold miners?

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