From TNR, so why have the Democrats struggled? Michelle Cottle, Eve Fairbanks, and Norman Ornstein debate. No matter who wins the Democratic election, the John Edwards campaign has set the domestic agenda for the entire field. Constitutional craving: At long last, Democrats are finally trying to reclaim the Constitution. Harold Meyerson on an old Democratic fault line: Beneath the profound novelties of this year's Democratic race lurk the same rifts that have characterized the party for 40 years. From TAP, an article on the Democrats' strategic challenge; and let's not kid ourselves: Most of America votes largely on the basis of personality — and every candidate fits a stereotype.

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