Restructuring of the U.S. political left

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While the Presidential victory of President Barack Obama and the taking of Congressional control in 2006 by the U.S. Democratic Party is often called a victory for center-left principles over the center-right principles of the U.S. Republican Party, the reality is by no means that simple, and, just as Republicans and other those of rightist ideology are undergoing a restructuring of the U.S. political right, there is increasingly a restructuring of the U.S. political left. Democrats, especially if they intend to keep control in the 2010 Congressional elections, must refine their appeal and positioning.

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