August Primaries Set Up Turbulent Fall Campaign Season (Podcast)

Nathan Gonzales, editor and publisher of Inside Elections, joined Bloomberg Government’s Kyle Trygstad and Greg Giroux on the latest episode of Downballot Counts to discuss the consequential August primaries and the outlook for the midterm elections.

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Looking ahead to next month, they touched on the House members facing serious primary challenges, including Rep. Liz Cheney (R-Wyo.). Some of the top Senate nominating contests, and how the primary results and a wave of polling conducted by both parties will provide much more data that help give a clearer picture of what may happen in November, were also covered.

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Rep. Liz Cheney (R-Wyo.) is one of a few incumbents facing competitive primaries in August.

Producer: David Schultz

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