Clark Candidacy Shakes Up Democratic Field

Listen: Hear NPR News

A week after announcing his candidacy for the Democratic presidential nomination, retired Gen. Wesley Clark appears to be a frontrunner. The latest USA Today-Gallup poll shows Clark in a statistical dead heat with President Bush. But as a first-time candidate for office, Clark has made some blunders. Hear NPR's Mara Liasson, E.J. Dionne of The Washington Post and David Brooks of The New York Times.

Comments

 

Please keep your community civil. All comments must follow the NPR.org Community rules and terms of use, and will be moderated prior to posting. NPR reserves the right to use the comments we receive, in whole or in part, and to use the commenter's name and location, in any medium. See also the Terms of Use, Privacy Policy and Community FAQ.