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THE END OF AN ERA

What does the future look like for a post-Clinton Democratic Party?

LONG BEFORE THE AGE OF OBAMA, WHEN Democratic candidates more routinely lost presidential campaigns, progressives typically went through three stages following an electoral defeat: shock, denial and then a lurch to the left. The party that has held the White House since 2008 was well on its way through stages 1 and 2 by

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