Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper applauds as he delivers his annual State of the State address in Denver. Dissatisfied with Democratic fortunes in the Trump era, a group of prominent Democrats is forming an organization outside the formal party structure with the goal of winning again in Republican-dominated middle America. Calling itself “New Democracy.” (AP/Brennan Linsley)

Pro-Business, ‘Pragmatic’ Democrats Launch Group In Bid To Save Party

What New Democracy makes clear is neoliberal politics still holds great influence over the Democratic Party establishment.