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Democratic Leadership Council Meeting

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Democratic Leadership Council Meeting

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Democratic Leadership Council Meeting

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The Democratic Leadership Council was founded by officeholders who wanted a more pro-growth image for the Democratic Party on economics. Since then, the group has claimed credit for moderating Democrats' views on business — and for nominating presidential candidates who won the popular vote in each of the last three elections for the White House. But with public attitudes toward business turning sharply negative, does it make sense to court business? NPR's National Political Correspondent reports from the DLC's annual meeting, being held this year in New York City.