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Today's Your Call: Who are the Democrats?

With the 2012 election cycle ramping up, we’re asking some fundamental questions: Who is the base of the Democratic Party?  Who’s leading it?  Who’s funding the party?  How has the party changed over the years and what does it stand for?  Join us at 10 or email feedback@yourcallradio.org.  What is your opinion of the Democratic Party?  And what do you want to know about it?  It’s Your Call with Rose Aguilar, and you.


Peter Stone leads the money and politics team at the Center for Public Integrity, a nonpartisan investigative journalism group in Washington. Stone is the author of Casino Jack and the United States of Money.

Loretta Ross is founder and the National Coordinator of the SisterSong Women of Color Reproductive Health Collective, which is composed of 70 women of color organizations across the country.

Thomas Edsall is former political reporter for the Washington Post, and a professor of journalism at Columbia University. He is also online columnist for the New York Times. He's author of The Age of Austerity: How Scarcity Will Remake American Politics.