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Left-leaning US Democrats leave centrists in a bind

American voters who feel that the centrist economic policies of the past have failed the members of the middle class are gravitating to political outsiders

Ms Ocasio-Cortez giving a speech during the Women's March Alliance demonstration in Manhattan in January.


SAY you are a Democratic politician, in your 40s or 50s, who in the not-so-distant past had adhered to the traditional centrist positions of your party, as advanced by former president Bill Clinton and other middle-of-the-road politicians, and you are now planning to run for...

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