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Politics and not too long ago.
Conservative Democrats had a lot of power and say on Capitol Hill but the so called blue dog Democrats may have lost a lot of their bark.
And thereby lately a story on the website Politico that today says that at least five of them are in real danger of losing their seats this coming November on top of losses.
That was suffered.
In the 2010 mid terms Joseph -- was a campaign manager for former democratic presidential candidate Howard Dean.
He has a Fox News contributor it's always good to talk to you Joseph in the article on -- blames redistricting.
That the newly drawn congressional web sites are gonna make it very tough for these conservative Democrats to win.
Another term come November but could there be something else -- play could the Democratic Party have moved so far to the left Joseph under President Obama that there's simply.
No room in the party.
For any other kind of voice.
-- I think I think one it's redistricting it secondly the country is being polarized to me it's not just a democratic problem -- see this happening with the Tea Party.
And the Republican Party in their primary so as well -- -- Keep it only does the real hard liners in each party actually participate in -- -- when you have these new districts.
What's happening is you're pushing out the middle in both parties I mean.
What's out what's and what's left there's the extremes more than we're getting elected to congress more polarization.
More not getting anything done and it -- Recycling in doing it even harsher every.
Every single cycle it's an amazing thing that.
-- Don't see end of it but it's a problem both parties are losing the -- So where does this leave folks who are in the middle I mean the independents are the ones who who -- who our next president is going to be.
Soul who's speaking to that.
Well it primaries very good it's it's not happening again I mean we'll let you look at can raise the senate race in Connecticut between Linda McMahon in.
In -- and Chris chase -- for example on the Republican side.
Is it gives it window wins then you've got.
You know -- Democrat hardline Republican only one of them -- -- it's.
This and it's happening in blue dog districts around the country -- well it's it's both Tea Party and and in the Democratic Party is well and I don't.
-- -- -- -- -- Appears -- -- Fox News contributor.
Hasn't been a great book about the hopelessly them.
Divided about how this is really creating Havoc in at this functional government.
So do you think that as a Democrat they're both parties would be stronger that there and sort of long term health would be.
Would be it would be better if they weren't too have -- sort of a divergence of opinion within the parties.
Why are yeah I think -- debate and -- the discussion is within parties as it is good of the the problem here is it.
These house districts you know they're supposed be elected locally.
And you now have partisan.
Special interest and an ideological groups standing with Citizens United and in and super pacs -- -- spending amazing amounts of money.
Trying to get -- view elective local.
Even though their money may be coming from elsewhere in the country -- from an interest group those things combined with redistricting.
Are again keep pushing the middle out of these primaries.
And only the extremes.
Joseph Trippi is a Fox News contributor good to see Joseph thanks so much thanks for.
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