How Pennsylvania’s Midterm Races Impact the Future of Politics
Ask Students: Why are some people watching races in Pennsylvania to try to predict the direction of politics in a wider part of the U.S.?
A sign in Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania asks drivers to support the Senate Candidacy of Dr. Oz. | Credit: Andre Carrotflower
With just over five weeks left until the midterm elections, we look at Pennsylvania and two high-profile races expected to have a significant impact on both the state and country’s political futures. Jonathan Tamari, national political reporter for the Philadelphia Inquirer, and Candy Woodall, Congress and campaigns reporter for USA Today, join Geoff Bennett to dig into the dynamics of both races. For a transcript of this story, click here.
How do you think the issues that are driving the race in Pennsylvania a reflection of issues on many parts of the United States?
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