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21st Century Democrats is proud to bring you AmericasDemocrats.org, the weekly netcast for stand-up Democrats that explores progressive perspectives on public policy, economic debates, foreign affairs and national politics. With regular contributors who include Texan populist Jim Hightower and provocative media commentator Bill Press, AmericasDemocrats.org seeks to become a salon of the nation’s most prominent Democrats. We're all about giving progressive Democrats tools you need to fight back against Donald Trump and the Republicans. So progressives, populists, liberals, Democrats and independents, sit back and listen -- then stand up and fight!
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#329 - May 21, 2017
6 days ago
The rebirth of the Democratic Party depends on getting better candidates, says pollster John Anzalone. Harvard Professor Theda Skocpol says it depends on enthusiasm at the grassroots and turnout at election time. And Bill Press interviews Illinois Congresswoman Cheri Bustos, who many see as a future party leader. Support the Show Are you tired of Tea Party Republicans and Rush Limbaugh dominating the airwaves? Do you want the facts you won't get on Fox -- or even on CNN? Then stay tuned. John Anzalone John Anzalone is a public opinion expert and adviser to many Democratic campaigns. He says that in order to regroup, the party needs to look to the South and West. And get better candidates! Theda Skocpol Money doesn’t matter that much, and neither does unified opposition to Trump, says political scientist Theda Skocpol. What does matter is finding good candidates, organizing the grassroots, and, of course, voting. Cheri Bustos Bill Press interviews Illinois Congresswoman Cheri Bustos about the rapidly unfolding developments in Washington. Jim Hightower Who'll help America's hard-hit gold miners?