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HuffPost congressional reporter Matt Fuller hosts a nonpartisan, four-part series throughout the month of October focused on the midterm elections. Fuller and his guests — including members of Congress, candidates involved in races, partisan operatives, and other reporters — will explore topics including gerrymandering, the shift toward women in the Democratic Party, Nancy Pelosi's influence on races, and Donald Trump’s effect in the midterms and the parties overall. He will drill down on one specific Congressional race each episode and interview the candidates in those races.

HuffPost congressional reporter Matt Fuller hosts a nonpartisan, four-part series throughout the month of October focused on the midterm elections. Fuller and his guests — including members of Congress, candidates involved in races, partisan operatives, and other reporters — will explore topics including gerrymandering, the shift toward women in the Democratic Party, Nancy Pelosi's influence on races, and Donald Trump’s effect in the midterms and the parties overall. He will drill down on one specific Congressional race each episode and interview the candidates in those races.
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HuffPost congressional reporter Matt Fuller hosts a nonpartisan, four-part series throughout the month of October focused on the midterm elections. Fuller and his guests — including members of Congress, candidates involved in races, partisan operatives, and other reporters — will explore topics including gerrymandering, the shift toward women in the Democratic Party, Nancy Pelosi's influence on races, and Donald Trump’s effect in the midterms and the parties overall. He will drill down on one specific Congressional race each episode and interview the candidates in those races.

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Episodes

The (Democratic) Future is Female

11/2/2018
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This election day, there will be over 250 women on the ballot running for the House and Senate, and after the midterms, there’s likely to be more women in office than ever before. It seems Donald Trump has awoken a female majority that is outraged by the President's words and actions. And if there is a Democratic wave, it’s women who will have likely caused it. This episode, which is the fourth in a four-part series on the midterm elections, features interviews with Rep. Cheri Bustos...

Duration:00:44:28

The Trump Effect

10/25/2018
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We explore the effect Donald Trump is having on the midterm elections, the realignment of the parties, and Congress. With Republicans looking to retain the House, we look at how Republicans are navigating questions about Trump and how the President is shifting certain districts into Democratic control. This episode, which is the third in a four-part series on the midterm elections, features interviews with Rep. Eric Swalwell, Rep. Mark Meadows, Politico reporter Jake Sherman, DCCC national...

Duration:00:55:06

The Pelosi Question

10/18/2018
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We explore the question of Nancy Pelosi as the leader of House Democrats. With Democrats looking likely to take back the House, we look at the potential problems she may face in resuming her position as the only woman to ever serve as Speaker of the House. We also explore the history of the “Fire Pelosi” campaign — from its roots at the Republican National Committee in 2010 to the most recent examples of Republicans using questions about Pelosi in 2018 — and examine whether she is still the...

Duration:00:40:37

Gerrymandering

10/11/2018
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We explore how gerrymandering might limit Democratic pick ups in the House, and we discuss how Republicans targeted state legislatures in 2010 in order to draw better maps for the GOP. We attempt to answer how much of the GOP’s seat advantage is geography, and how much is gerrymandering. This episode, which is the first in a four-part series on the midterm elections, features interviews with Dave Daley, Josh Huder Tyler Law, Doug Heye, Dave Wasserman, Betsy Rader, and Rep. David Joyce. The...

Duration:00:39:25

Introducing The Wave

9/26/2018
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HuffPost congressional reporter Matt Fuller hosts a nonpartisan, four-part series throughout the month of October focused on the midterm elections. Fuller and his guests — including members of Congress, candidates involved in races, partisan operatives, and other reporters — will explore topics including gerrymandering, the shift toward women in the Democratic Party, Nancy Pelosi's influence on races, and Donald Trump’s effect in the midterms and the parties overall. He will drill down on...

Duration:00:02:04