John Nichols gave one heck of a talk at the Madison Democracy for Wisconsin meeting Wednesday night. The talk (mp3 format) is here, and the Q&A that followed is here. His subject was the 2006 elections, but as usual with John he ranged far and wide, but always came back to why we won, and what we need to do to keep winning.
John's talk is about forty minutes long, and the Q&A is about the same. If you're interested in Wisconsin races, John gets into that at about twenty-four minutes into the talk. Both files are fairly large, about 14MB, but they should stream in most browsers.
John believes that groups like Democracy for Wisconsin are critical to future Democratic success. DFW grew out of Howard Dean's presidential campaign, and reflects both Dean's basic political values and his desire to reform and rebuild the Democratic Party. We have a very active chapter here in Madison, and we usually have great guest speakers at our meetings. We always meet at 7 PM on the first Wednesday of the month at the Madison Main Library downtown. Watch this page for upcoming events. If you want to see the sort of things we do, and the type of speakers we attract, check our past events page.