Pollster. Strategist. Ad-man. Mark Penn has worn many hats in his career. He worked on the re-election campaign of President Bill Clinton and has advised then Senator Hillary Clinton, British Prime Minister Tony Blair and Bill Gates.
From the viewpoint of the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia, he joined The Atlantic's Washington Editor at Large, Steve Clemons for an in depth conversation on the state of the race and the many issues facing the country.
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