Podcast: What's behind the split in the Democratic Party?
A conversation with Senator Dick Durbin
Posted: 1:42 PM, May 19, 2016
<p><span style="font-family: 'Museo Sans Rounded', MuseoSansRounded-100, Helvetica, Avenir, Arial, sans-serif, Raleway; font-size: 15px;">Senate Minority Whip Richard Durbin, D-Ill., speaks as Sen. Charles Schumer, D-N.Y., listens after the Democratic weekly policy luncheon Jan. 20, 2016, on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)</span></p>
Dick Durbin is a four-term senator and the Democratic whip, which means it's his job to keep the party together.
So what does Durbin make of the fact that the GOP has its presidential nominee while the Democrats are fractured? “It’s a split that can help us,” he says.
This week on the podcast, we speak with the senator about the biggest lesson he’s learned so far from the 2016 campaign.
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