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Democrats have a depth problem

Posted by Matti Miranda on November 18, 2014 at 10:35 PM

One of the most important conversations on millennials and the current political landscape is around the lack of the depth in the progressive bench. Here, Aaron Blake for the Washington Post, published on August 27, 2014, speaks to that topic. 

The implosion of Ed FitzGerald's gubernatorial campaign is painful for Ohio Democrats because he was supposed to be their Next Big Thing.

It's particularly devastating, though, because he's basically all they had. Behind him, the cupboard is pretty bare when it comes to recruiting capable Democrats into big-time statewide campaigns.

But how is that possible? How could Ohio, one of the nation's premier swing states and a political mecca if there ever was one, have such a thin Democratic bench?

Read the full story here: http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/the-fix/wp/2014/08/27/democrats-have-a-depth-problem/