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24 Feb, 2017 03:58

RT America -- February 23, 2017

Democrats convene in Atlanta to determine party’s future

The Democratic National Committee is in the midst of its three-day Atlanta meeting, where a new chair will be elected Saturday. Senator Bernie Sanders has endorsed Keith Ellison, who is neck-and-neck with former Obama Labor Secretary Tom Perez. The two candidates sparred in debate Wednesday night, but who will be elected is anyone’s guess. John Nichols, Washington correspondent for the Nation magazine, joins “News with Ed” to discuss the DNC chairmanship and how the outcome might determine the future of the Democratic Party.

 ‘We have a team that's grinding it through’ on Trump’s promises – Steve Bannon

On Thursday at the 2017 Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC), White House chief strategist Steve Bannon and chief of staff Reince Priebus sat down for what appeared to viewers as a kind of victory rally for President Donald Trump and his administration. Rob Taub, Democratic strategist and contributor to Huffington Post, and Scottie Nell Hughes, national spokesperson for Freedom Vine, join “News with Ed” to offer their reactions to what Bannon and Priebus had to say.