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Checks and Balance: Roe your own way

Checks and Balance: Roe your own way

Update: 2022-09-162
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The most significant moment in the midterms campaigns may have come in June. That was when the Supreme Court decided to overturn Roe v Wade, taking away the federal right to an abortion and sending the decision back to the states. This fired up Democratic candidates and voters. The party has been doing well in special elections and referendums, and making gains in the polls. How much is this to do with the fight for abortion rights? 


The Economist’s Stevie Hertz travels to Michigan to hear how abortion is influencing voters in that state. We go back to a milestone election for female voters. And US representative Abigail Spanberger explains how the issue is shaping her race for reelection.  


John Prideaux hosts with Charlotte Howard and Idrees Kahloon.


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Checks and Balance: Roe your own way

Checks and Balance: Roe your own way