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Rahm Emanuel vs Elizabeth Warren: The Democratic divide

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WASHINGTON--What is the future of the Democratic party? Towards Mayor Rahm Emanuel's centrist moves or the populism of freshman Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) That's the question Politico addresses in a Friday story pitting two of the nation's highest profile Democrats against each other.

"Will Democrats "become a center-left, DLC-by-a-different-name party or return to a populist, left-leaning approach that mirrors their electoral coalition," writes Politico's Jonathan Martin and Maggie Haberman.

"...As 2016 grows nearer, and their presidential hopefuls begin openly maneuvering, Democrats must decide whether they want to be principally known as the party of Rahm Emanuel or the party of Elizabeth Warren," they conclude.


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