Election Frustration and You, How the Democratic Party Lost its Way

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Members of the satirical street theater group 'Billionaires for Healthcare' perform as protesters against Pres. Barack Obama's health care plan and other policies gather in Washington on 9/12/2009.

We kick off our six-week Primary Emotions political series with frustration, and we want to hear how you're feeling! Playwright Lucas Hnath, director Lileanna Blain-Cruz and actor Alex Breaux discuss their play “Red Speedo,” at the New York Theatre Workshop. Hanya Yanagihara discusses her acclaimed novel "A Little Life," which was short-listed for the Man Booker Prize, and was a finalist for the National Book Award. Thomas Frank's latest book takes a critical look at why the Democratic Party hasn’t done more to advance the causes of the middle class.