Speaking frankly: what's wrong with the Democrats and how to fix it
The author, a liberal Democratic representative, analyzes the reasons for the party's problems in national elections since 1968, and suggests stratagies for electing a Democratic president
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A National Party No More: The Conscience of a Conservative Democrat
No preview available - 2003
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