The Democratic Right Shows It Knows How To Squabble, Too

For six years, the Democratic Leadership Council has been the bridesmaid of politics. Born after Walter F. Mondale's 1984 Presidential thrashing, the right-of-center DLC has attracted hundreds of outspoken politicians eager to take the party's reins. The DLC, declares President Alvin From, "is the hottest political movement in the country." But the group is having a hard time prying mainstream Democrats away from their tax-and-spend ways. And the DLC's ultimate goal of putting one of its own into the White House seems as far away as ever.

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