The president's approval rating is at an all-time low, conservatives are divided, and an unpopular war continues in Iraq. Democrats have a rare opportunity to seize the political stage with their vision for America. But analysts say the Democrat's inaction is symptomatic of a larger struggle within the party over what it means to be a Democrat in the 21st century.
Matt Bai, writes about the Democratic Party for The New York Times Magazine
Rep. Rahm Emanuel (D-IL), chairman of the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee
Robert Reich, cofounder or The American Prospect magazine; professor of social and economic policy at Brandeis University; former labor secretary with the Clinton administration (1993-1997)