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What Is the Future of the Democratic Party?

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What Is the Future of the Democratic Party?

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What Is the Future of the Democratic Party?

What Is the Future of the Democratic Party?

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Democrats campaigned on a platform of change, and last week, voters responded. Now, Democrats need to find their own course. Guests discuss what can be expected from the Democrats as they look toward the 2008 elections.

Guests:

Rep.-Elect Gabrielle Giffords (D-AZ), elected to represent Arizona's 8th district

Matt Bai, writes on national politics for The New York Times magazine; working on a book about the changes in the Democratic Party

Tom Schaller, professor of political science at the University of Maryland

Jonathan Cowan, president of the Third Way

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