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NOW ON PBS | The Democrats' Struggle | PBS

Duration: 08:07

With the primary season underway, America is focused on whether the next president will be Democrat or Republican. Meanwhile, within the Democratic Party another struggle is unfolding.

NOW on PBS reports on a rift between progressives who believe the party has sold out its liberal values and centrists eager to capture a broad swath of the more conservative voters. It's a struggle that is taking place at all levels of government. In this interview, Senior Correspondent Maria Hinojosa talks with Matt Bai, author of The Argument: Billionaires, Bloggers, and the Battle to Remake Democratic Politics.

They discuss how the progressive blogosphere has changed Democratic politics and what progressives stand for ideologically.

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Post Date: January 18, 2008