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- William Galston Senior Fellow, Governance Studies at the Brookings Institution and a former policy advisor to President Clinton and many past presidential candidates.
- Markos Moulitsas founder of the Daily Kos political blog, columnist for "Newsweek" and "The Hill," and author of "Taking On the System."
- John Podesta president and CEO of the Center for American Progress, former chief of staff to President Clinton, and author of "The Power of Progress."
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