Each party votes on a party platform during their convention, but we rarely hear about what’s in it or how it got there. John Nichols, DC correspondent for The Nation, joins us from Denver to discuss the Democrats’ 2008 party platform and what role it will play in the rest of the presidential campaign.
Weigh in: Have you ever read a political party’s entire platform?
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