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JoAnn Wypijewski: What Democrats Are Up Against in November (VIDEO)

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November elections are coming up and democrats around the country are starting to wonder if they can hold onto the House. Author and Nation contributor JoAnn Wypijewski joins us in the studio to describe her on the ground tour of the United States – talking to people, and figuring out the political fabric at stake. Her discoveries are that many Americans feel defenseless against catastrophes ranging from foreclosures to job loss to the BP oil spill – but unlike the Great Depression, people are hiding their pain. Nevertheless, Republicans are trying to tap into this defenseless Achilles heel, using pervasive negativity to fuel their eternal “party of no.”

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