How Can the Democrats Get Their Groove Back?

“When they go low, we go high,” Michelle Obama famously said during the epically nasty 2016 presidential campaign. But that strategy didn’t win Democrats the White House or Congress. What are the issues that Democrats must capitalize on to win back needed ground in the midterms? Can they shake the elitist label that has plagued them? What will it take for America to make visceral connections with Americans as populism explodes?

Speakers: Cory Booker, Amy Walter
Festival: Aspen Ideas 2017

More on this Session

Watch and Listen: U.S.A.

Why do some people and companies struggle to change, despite years of trying, while others seem to remake themselves... See more
A grand strategy is a framework through which a country like the United States understands its place in the world: its... See more
During this factious time in history, the founder of StoryCorps shares what he’s learned from the 400,000 participants... See more
A wide-ranging discussion of administration priorities for roads, bridges, and other complexities that challenge the... See more
The Trump Administration says it is “committed to a foreign policy focused on American interests and American national... See more
Welcome from David G. Bradley and Walter Isaacson A Conversation on the Future with Astro Teller, Captain of Moonshots... See more