The good news about the Democrats' crowded primary

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It’s a source of innovative policy proposals that are vetted

*** Note: Dedie Hanson and Cynthia Fussell O'Donnell pointed out that I forgot Tulsi Gabbard is a combat vet as well! Thanks for setting me straight. I knew I’d forget some!***

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The point of this is that when Democratic candidates emerge from tough primary fights, they are not damaged goods, they are battle tested.

Please let me know in the comments if you think there are ideas from other candidates that deserve merit!

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Mike is an Assistant Professor of Management for Legal and Ethical Studies at Oakland U. Mike combines his scholarship with practical experience in politics.

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