Ronald J. Brownstein is an American journalist, political correspondent, and analyst.
December 24th, 2021 | 59 mins 25 secs
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The centrist wing of the democratic party is making a bit of a comeback. With Joe Manchin calling the shots on BBB — and cultural issues like "defund the police" not winning even among Black and Hispanic voters — is it time for the Democratic leadership to stand up to the progressives? The Atlantic's Ron Brownstein is this week's special guest.