"After th election, the most important task facing Democrats is the development of a coherent economic agenda that addresses issues that were central in both primaries.There are signs that Democrats and their allies are willing to put together just such an agenda. The Brookings Institution, has produced a series of essays, “Election 2016 and America’s Future.” One of the most illuminating was published on Friday, “An Agenda for Reducing Poverty and Improving Opportunity." Numerous proposals are outlined, "including some that would be risky for Democrats, particularly those that call for the redistribution of resources from the party’s upscale wing to downscale voters. Assuming for the moment that Clinton is Obama’s successor, it will fall to her to build on his record and to address the yearning of those hard-pressed voters who have felt for far too long like beggars at the banquet."
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