Al From — American Politician born on May 31, 1943,

Al From (born May 31, 1943, in South Bend, Indiana) is the founder and former CEO of the Democratic Leadership Council. He claims that his ideas and political strategies during the past quarter century played a central role in the resurgence of the modern Democratic Party. From is the author of The New Democrats and the Return to Power, released in December 2013... (wikipedia)

A Democrat has to show the toughness to govern. People don't doubt that Republicans will be tough.
In 1996, President Clinton put together a detailed agenda called 'A Bridge to the 21st Century' that told voters why, in his words, 'rehire him' for another four years. That's the right way for an incumbent president to run for re-election.