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How Democrats Defied the Odds

How Democrats Defied the Odds

Update: 2022-11-1012
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This week’s elections have been startlingly close. Control of both chambers of Congress remain up in the air.

Historically, the president’s party is blown away in midterms. And the Democrats were further hampered this time round by President Biden’s unpopularity.

Considering the headwinds, how did they do so well?

Guest: Nate Cohn, chief political analyst for The New York Times.

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For more information on today’s episode, visit nytimes.com/thedaily. Transcripts of each episode will be made available by the next workday. 

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Laura Burns

what about mentioning the first tryout of redistricting?? I'm sure that was a factor in NY where districts were drawn to be competitive - instead of gerrymandered for one-party Democrat rule!

Nov 11th
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