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Left fails to match GOP’s roster of stars

Posted by Matti Miranda on November 18, 2014 at 10:39 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, Benjy Sarlin, for MSNBC, published on 2014, speaks to that topic. 

Democrats woke up on Wednesday to a Republican Congress-elect, more Republican governors, and more Republican state legislatures poised to enact a conservative agenda. All that would be bad enough in the short term, but the Republican victories exacerbated a problem for Democrats that began in the 2010 midterms: The GOP is growing a deep bench of intriguing and diverse young politicians that Democrats have yet to counter with a star lineup of their own.

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Consider what Republicans got in this year’s top tier candidates:

Read the full story here: http://www.msnbc.com/msnbc/gop-widens-leadership-gap-2014-winners