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Battle for the soul of America's democrats

The Dems see opportunity in Trump's missteps, but how well the party fares in the coming state and national polls hangs on it sorting out the intra-party debate on politics and ideology

President Trump presiding over a recent session of Congress. If the Democrats are to wrest back lost turf, they need to pick between taking a centrist and a populist tack.


IT'S the worst of times, it's the best of times for the Democratic Party in the United States.

In a humiliating defeat, the party's candidate, one of the most famous women in the world, a brilliant policy wonk, a former US senator and secretary of state, with more than...

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