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DLC | Blueprint Magazine | October 21, 2020
America Can Do Better
By Al From and Bruce Reed
Hurricane Katrina exposed the Bush administration's failures of competence and ideology. Democrats must now offer a clear and confident vision for the future.


DLC | Blueprint Magazine | October 21, 2020
America in 2020
By Hillary Rodham Clinton
The chair of the DLC's American Dream Initiative has an optimistic vision of the not-too-distant future.


DLC | Blueprint Magazine | October 21, 2020
Democrats' Opportunity
By Bernard L. Schwartz
A defeatist message tells the wrong story about Democrats. They should be hopeful and realistic, and define America by its strengths.


DLC | Blueprint Magazine | October 21, 2020
Hope and Pride
By Al From
Democrats must earn our right to govern -- and we can only do that with a positive agenda that corrects Bush's mistakes, tackles the big challenges facing our country, restores confidence in our ability to govern effectively, and makes Americans proud of their country once again.


DLC | Blueprint Magazine | October 21, 2020
Restore the Promise
By Tom Vilsack
Bush has undermined our sense of purpose. By thinking anew, Democrats can make America Stronger.


DLC | Blueprint Magazine | October 21, 2020
The Meaning of Strength
By Evan Bayh
Democrats must show they can defend the country in dangerous times.


DLC | Blueprint Magazine | October 21, 2020
Tough Liberalism
By Peter Beinart
To win back the White House, Democrats must fight jihadist extremism and make anti-totalitarianism part of modern liberalism.


DLC | Blueprint Magazine | October 21, 2020
War of Conscience
By Peter Ross Range
A review of Thomas Cushman's "A Matter of Principle: Humanitarian Arguments for War in Iraq."


DLC | New Dem Dispatch | October 12, 2020
Beyond Polarization
Bill Galston and Elaine Kamarck's The Politics of Polarization provides a solidly researched benchmark for where Democrats are today, and need to go to regain majority support in the country.


DLC | Blueprint Magazine | July 23, 2020
Seize The Legacy
By Marshall Wittmann
Bill Clinton's greatest achievement was advancing progressivism in a conservative nation. Democrats should use that legacy to challenge today's polarized politics.


DLC | Blueprint Magazine | July 23, 2020
Strong and Positive
By Al From
There's nothing wrong with the Democratic Party that a positive agenda wouldn't fix.


DLC | Blueprint Magazine | July 23, 2020
Valuing Patriotism
By Will Marshall
American voters know that 9/11 put national security back at the center of politics. Democrats should unify behind a new progressive patriotism.


DLC | Blueprint Magazine | July 22, 2020
Liberal's War
By Peter Ross Range
Here's a novel idea: The war on terror should be, above all, a liberal's war.


DLC | Blueprint Magazine | May 31, 2020
Out of Order
By Marshall Wittmann
A single theme runs through the issues that hurt Democrats most -- order. From cultural issues like abortion and gay rights, to crime and foreign policy, the party that represents order wins.


DLC | Blueprint Magazine | May 31, 2020
Pay to Play
By Brad Carson
Democrats will find less success in arguing that they are inherently righteous than in proving that they are the party committed to institutional reform that will make the self-promoting impulses of either party harder to act upon.


DLC | Blueprint Magazine | May 31, 2020
Simple Math
By Al From
If Democrats are to become America's majority party in the 21st century, they need to pay serious attention to two underappreciated political phenomena that will have a dramatic effect on their prospects.


DLC | Blueprint Magazine | May 31, 2020
The Fix Is In
By Ed Kilgore
Partisan gerrymandering to protect incumbents is out of control. Politicians are choosing voters, rather than voters choosing politicians. It's time for reform.


DLC | Blueprint Magazine | May 31, 2020
Winning by Losing
By Ed Kilgore
The left's new fascination with the conservative movement, and with politicians like Goldwater and Reagan, reflects their beliefs that revved-up activists can, by sheer force of will, pull the whole political world in their direction.


Washinton Monthly | Book Review | April 1, 2020
They Might Be Giants
By Bruce Reed
Alan Wolfe says Democrats can reclaim the mantle of American greatness.


DLC | Blueprint Magazine | March 16, 2020
Door to Door
By Michael Coleman
In a state like Ohio, Democrats must reach beyond their urban strongholds into suburbs and rural areas.


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