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Left-leaning groups try to re-brand their image
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The candidates for president haven’t hit Ohio’s airwaves yet. But the left-leaning Center for American Progress has launched a campaign showing its support of a key issue as the next step in its agenda, an agenda which has advocated controversial positions that are now embraced. But some activists are seeing more than that. They think this is the first step toward a re-branding that both political parties need.