Can the Democrats get it together in time?

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A few of the presidential candidates speaking at the 2019 California Democratic Convention in San Francisco. Photo/Graphic credit: Capital Public Radio

Will Rogers famously said, "I'm not a member of any organized political party.... I'm a Democrat”--and the race for next year’s presidential nomination is running true to form. Multiple candidates are sniping against each other, and highly paid political consultants may not mind prolonging the action. Issues, including debate on climate change and criticizing Obamacare, have mobilized activists against the party establishment.

Credits

Guests:
Carla Marinucci - California Playbook reporter, POLITICO - @cmarinucci, Frances McCall Rosenbluth - Professor of political science at Yale and co-author of "Responsible Parties: Saving Democracy from Itself." - @yalepress, Adam Sheingate - Professor of political science at Johns Hopkins University and author of “Building a Business of Politics” - @AdamSheingate

Host:
Warren Olney

Producer:
Andrea Brody