Back on track, set to graduate and then shot dead

Tim Ryan

The Dems are down and out and don't seem to know it

The Dems are down and out and don't seem to know it

The Democrats have lost their way. They no longer represent the working class or the middle class as they continue to fall behind. They have lost America's heartland and small towns and rural areas.

Look at the political power shift to the right. The Democrats have 12 fewer U.S. senators than when President Barack Obama was sworn in, 63 fewer House members and 16 fewer governors. They have the lowest number of state legislators in more than 100 years. In only six states do Democrats control both the governorship and the legislature — the lowest number in our history. Other than President Obama, Democrats have a severe messaging problem and a dearth of winning candidates; the party...

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