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The Battle Over the Democratic Party's Future

The Battle Over the Democratic Party's Future

Update: 2020-06-2332
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This episode contains strong language. 

Today’s Senate primary in Kentucky has been transformed by the outcry over police brutality. What can the election tell us about the future of Democratic politics? Guest: Jonathan Martin, who covers national politics for The New York Times. For more information on today’s episode, visit nytimes.com/thedaily 

Background reading: 

  • Amy McGrath was considered a safe bet in the Democratic primary in Kentucky. But the recent movement for racial justice has elevated the candidacy of her African-American rival, Charles Booker, in the race to defeat Mitch McConnell.
Comments (3)

Vint West

Louisville wants Booker!

Jun 24th
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lzk222

Schumer and Pelosi will be the death of the democratic party Can we get some fresh blood in politics? How about some term limits on senators plz. It's sickening seeing this country ruled by elites and oligarchs. I hope this Booker guy gets in.

Jun 23rd
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Beatrice Fitzpatrick

Always enjoy listening

Jun 23rd
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The Battle Over the Democratic Party's Future

The Battle Over the Democratic Party's Future