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Democrats, Republicans and the 'L-Word'

NPR's Eric Weiner examines the conflicted political history of the word "liberal." While Democrats these days do their best to dodge the 'liberal' label, right-wing critics use the term as an insult.

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Eric Weiner
Eric Weiner is a national correspondent for NPR.org. Based in Washington, DC, he writes news and analysis for NPR's website.