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When the DLC held the biggest party in Washington

Did Bill Clinton’s think tank remake the Democratic Party?

Photo by Caleb Fisher on Unsplash
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So as we walk out of the office, I looked at Clinton and said, You speak to me, it’s worth a million dollars. So he put his arm around me. The picture was on the front page of the New York Times and the Washington Post.”

“for him to come to town and go to [the Children’s Defense Fund] first took everybody at the DLC aback. We were shocked, thinking, Who is this guy? Is he trying to play both sides against the middle?…Shock number one: Uh-oh, who is this guy?”



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Heath Brown

Heath Brown, associate prof of public policy, City University of New York, study presidential transitions, school choice, nonprofits