ST. LOUIS, Mo. – Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick told Missouri Democrats the party should focus on touting their ideas as they move to elections in 2014 and 2016.
Speaking at the Missouri Democratic Party’s annual Jefferson-Jackson dinner in downtown St. Louis, Patrick said the ideas of the modern Republican Party prioritize power, not policy.
“We need to be just as clear about what we’re for,” he said, pointing to education, job creation, and the idea of “the American dream and that it ought to mean something in people’s everyday lives and imaginations….”
After speaking to the Jefferson-Jackson Dinner, Patrick quickly slipped out for a private fundraising event at the home of Democratic activist and Hillary Clinton political confidant Joyce Aboussie.
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