- CNN to host Democratic National Committee chair hopefuls in debate Wednesday night
- Julian Zelizer: Leader needed who can rebuild party, connect to grass roots, avoid scandal
Julian Zelizer is a professor of history and public affairs at Princeton University and a New America fellow. He is the author of "Jimmy Carter" and "The Fierce Urgency of Now: Lyndon Johnson, Congress, and the Battle for the Great Society." He also is the co-host of the podcast "Politics & Polls." Tune in at 10 p.m. ET Wednesday as CNN hosts a debate with candidates for chair of the Democratic National Committee. The opinions expressed in this commentary are solely the author's.
(CNN)Democrats are about to make one of their first big decisions since the election. They will be selecting a new chair of the Democratic National Committee. At 10 p.m. ET Wednesday, CNN will host a debate in Atlanta to learn how the candidates plan to shape the party's future.