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Charting a course for democracy through the midterms and beyond.

The 81 million voters who came out to defeat Donald Trump in 2020 represented the biggest and most diverse coalition in American history. The question now is, how do we keep it together?

In Season 3 of The Wilderness, Jon Favreau takes us to five key midterm battleground regions – Virginia, Pennsylvania, Nevada, Georgia, and Southern California – to talk to the voters who will determine the future of democracy. Through a series of focus groups, he’ll meet people where they’re at to find out what they care about, who they’ll vote for, and whether they plan to vote at all.


With the help of grassroots organizers, strategists and his own experience as a campaign veteran and speechwriter for Barack Obama, Favreau will unpack what it will take for Democrats to reach these voters and hold together a pro-democracy coalition in 2022 and beyond.

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