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Julia and Lee talk party politics in this week’s episode of Politics In Question. What factions make up today’s Democratic Party? Which one, if any, is in control of the party’s machinery? What do they want? Why are they powerful? And what should they emphasize ahead of the 2022 midterm elections? These are some of the questions Julia and Lee ask in this week’s episode.

Show Notes

Julia Azari, “Why is the popularism debate so popular? Because it’s about who really controls the Democratic Party,Mischiefs of Faction (October 19, 2021).

Suzanne Mettler, Soldiers to Citizens: The G.I. Bill and the Making of the Greatest Generation (New York: Oxford University Press, 2005).

Daniel Béland, Phillip Rocco, and Alex Waddan, “Policy Feedback and the Politics of the Affordable Care Act,” Policy Studies Journal (October 30, 2018).

Jacob Hacker, The Divided Welfare State: The Battle Over Public and Private Social Benefits in the United States (New York: Cambridge University Press, 2002).

Andrea Louise Campbell, How Policies Make Citizens: Senior Political Activism and the American Welfare State (Princeton, New Jersey: Princeton University Press, 2003)

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