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How Are Democrats Defining their Message?

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How Are Democrats Defining their Message?

How Are Democrats Defining their Message?

How Are Democrats Defining their Message?

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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.

Guests:

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)