Our GOP Problem from Hell
Rebecca Traister joins Ana to recap the 2018 midterm elections, and the work that led up to them. Their conversation touches on the demographic of White women and their voting patterns, the history of why White women continually vote conservative, and the changes that were made this election to reach out to other marginalized and often disenfranchised communities.
Tommy talks with foreign policy expert Jake Sullivan about what Democratic control of the House means for US foreign policy, including US relations with Saudi Arabia, the Iran deal, Trump's ties with Russia, trade and North Korea.
This week, we take a moment enjoy the sweet taste of 2018 victory before we start full steam ahead into 2020. Erin is joined by Kiran Deol and Alyssa Mastromonaco to break down everything that went down on election night, and all the firsts female candidates and voters achieved. Then, Erin talks with a very happy EMILY’s List President Stephanie Schriock about how women are the present and future of progressive politics. Plus, as always, our Hills!
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