New Lake County Dem Chair Tom McDermott. (WBEZ/Mike Puente)
Tom McDermott Saturday beat out incumbent chair Rudy Clay, the mayor of Gary, the largest city in Lake County, Indiana. It's virtually unheard of that an incumbent party chair in Lake County loses to a first time challenger, but that's exactly what happened. WBEZ's Michael Puente explains what the new chairman means for the future of the party.
Music Button: Brother Jack McDuff, "Oblighetto", from the CD Droppin' Science: Greatest Samples from the Blue Note Lab, (Blue Note records)
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