Schumer: Dems didn't 'tell people what we stood for' in 2016

Schumer: Dems didn't 'tell people what we stood for' in 2016

"We're going to push for empowering Medicare to negotiate lower drug prices for older Americans", Schumer said, The New York Times reported.

"Democrats know that America can have unprecedented economic growth that produces better jobs, better wages and a better future", strategy documents read.

Congressional Democrats, with a new slogan in hand, launched a public campaign Monday to rebrand themselves in the wake of 2016 election losses that handed total control of Washington to the Republicans.

In a recent Washington Post-ABC News poll, 52% of those surveyed said that the Democratic party "just stands against Trump", while only 37% said the Democrats actually stand for something.

Democratic lawmakers from both the Senate and House of Representatives will unveil the plan entitled "A Better Deal" in Berryville in rural Virginia, a Sunday press release from Senate Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer said. Tackling the rising cost of prescription drugs. "And third, we're going to provide workers with the tools they need for the 21st-century economy". Second, we're going to reduce their everyday expenses. "They're asking me about health care, but they also want to know how is the US going to respond to the Russian meddling, and this is one important step".

Schumer also blamed Democrats, saying they're a reason why Americans are unclear of what the party represents. The party has lost more than 1,030 seats in state legislatures, governor's mansions and Congress during the Obama presidency, according to the AP.

"Democrats are so exhausted of new ideas that Schumer and Pelosi have stooped to cherry-picking ones from Hillary Clinton's failed campaign and calling them their own". We are still below the median wage when you compare us to other communities across the country", she said, adding: "We can't rely on tourism and real estate any longer.

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