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Some Democratic strategists say the best hope for a 2004 presidential victory lies with a solid centrist candidate, while others think American Democrats will only rally behind a true lefty. A panel talks about this debate within the Democratic party as the candidates compete for their party’s nomination.
- Ron Elving Washington editor for NPR.
- Ed Kilgore policy director for the Democratic Leadership Council
- Roger Hickey Co-director of the Campaign for America's Future
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