What’s next for the Democratic Party? Should strategists take Bill Clinton’s advice? “We don’t need austerity right now—that, I hope, is the message that Democrats take in,” Nation writer John Nichols says. Nichols joins an Ed Show panel to assess President Clinton’s speech to congressional Democrats and forecast the partisan battles of the next two years.

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Congressional Democrats are pushing back on President Obama's extra-judicial military action. Read John Nichols's take.