A new chair of the Democratic National Committee will be elected this week. The Democrats’ defeat in the 2016 presidential election, coming on the heels of controversies and accusations of favoritism at their party’s highest level, leave many Democrats concerned for their party’s future. Larry Cohen, labor leader and board chair of Our Revolution, joins “News with Ed” to explain what’s at stake with this critical vote.

Ed Schultz is an American television and radio host, a liberal political commentator, and a former sports broadcaster. He was the host of The Ed Show, a weekday news talk program on MSNBC, and The Ed Schultz Show, a talk radio show, nationally syndicated by Dial Global. Ed has won three Eric Sevareid Awards and has managed and been lead talent for a broadcast team that has won two Marconis and a prestigious Peabody Award. Ed has been named one of the top ten radio hosts in the country by Talkers Magazine for a number of years. Ed Schultz has been a nominee by Syndicated News/Talk Personality of the year by Radio & Records.