A Fleeting Victory For Conservative Democrats?

The good times should be rolling as members of the Democratic Leadership Council gather on Apr. 30 for their annual meeting in New Orleans. Their pragmatic ideas about education, welfare, and economic development are pushing traditional Democratic notions of social engineering and income distribution off the party's platform. And Arkansas Governor Bill Clinton, a DLC founder and former chairman, is about to be anointed the Democratic Presidential nominee. Says the current chairman, Senator John B. Breaux (D-La.): "Bill Clinton's success means a new message for this party."

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