|While many of us wait to see the next shoe drop from any number of problems facing the Bush Administration and the GOP, it is no longer too early to start looking ahead to 2006 and 2008. The main priority for the Democrats is not 2008, but taking back at least one house of Congress next year. Doing so will set the table much better for a return to the White House in 2008, especially if Democrats can regain the investigatory power from capturing one house of Congress. I 'm glad to see that someone else has finally written a first start towards our own "contract " for next year, even though I have taken my stabs at this months ago. Regardless, Democrats need to lay out specific reasons why returning them to power next year is necessary, and we need to start the dialogue now about what those themes should be. SOME OLD HATS MAKING NOISE -- EDWARDS, CLINTON, GORE, AND KERRY...
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