With 2018 looming, Democrats divided on their core message

By  | 

NEW YORK (AP) -- The current travails of the Trump White House have created an unusual dilemma for the Democratic Party.

Democratic officials, activists and party leaders are struggling to agree on a core message with an eye on cutting into Republican numbers in the 2018 midterm elections.

This debate is playing out in public; some want to focus exclusively on policy issues like health care while others want to emphasize the swirling allegations of Russian government collusion with the Trump campaign and rally around calls for impeachment.

Party leaders admit that their message and strategy are still a work in progress. National Party Chairman Tom Perez says the party needs to "up its game" after a loss to Trump eight months ago that most in the party simply did not see coming.



 
The comment sections of our web set are designed for thoughtful, intelligent conversation and debate. We want to hear from the viewers but we are not obligated to post comments we feel inappropriate or violate our guidelines. Here are some of the criteria you should follow when posting comments:

Comments cannot be profane or vulgar. Children and families visit this site. We will delete comments that use profanity or cross the lines of good taste.

We will delete all comments using hate speech. Slurs, stereotypes and violent talk aren’t welcome on our web site.

Comments should not attack other readers personally.

We will delete comments we deem offensive, in bad taste, or out of bounds. We are not obligated to post comments that are rude or insensitive.

We do not edit user-submitted comments.

As a host WEAU 13 News welcomes a wide spectrum of opinions. However, we have a responsibility to all our readers to try to keep our comment section fair and decent. For that reason WEAU 13 News reserves the right to not post or to remove any comment.
powered by Disqus