The Homestretch

The Homestretch

The Homestretch

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The Homestretch is a limited-series political podcast giving you quick, pertinent analysis of the most pressing issues leading up to the 2022 midterm elections.
  1. November 03, 2022
    15 min
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    Midterm polls still have us on the edge of our seats
    As we reach the final days before the Nov. 8 elections, control of Congress still seems like it could be a toss-up – even in Georgia, where controversies have plagued the Republican candidate. Two polling exper…
  2. October 27, 2022
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    Finding our faith in elections
    Voter fraud myths are, sadly, still alive — in some areas of the U.S., it even appears that election integrity is on the ballot. KYW News reporter Jim Melwert joins “The Homestretch” from Pennsylvania to explai…
  3. October 20, 2022
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    Campaigning on crime is a power play
    In this episode we talk crime – as seen through the lens of Chicago – and how it might impact the midterms. Chicago has been used as a poster child for violence in recent campaigns, but crime isn’t an issue tha…
  4. October 13, 2022
    14 min
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    Don't take Latino voters for granted
    Latino voters, once considered reliably Democratic, have started to shift to the right. Communications Director Christine Bolaños of Jolt, a progressive organization in Texas that’s focused on increasing influe…
  5. October 05, 2022
    13 min
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    What history tells us about abortion at the polls
    Michigan voters will decide whether or not to codify abortion rights in November, and reproductive rights are up on ballots in other states as well. UC Davis professor and leading reproductive historian Mary Zi…
  6. October 05, 2022
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    Our inflation narratives are wrong
    Soaring gas prices, falling stock markets, and rising interest rates: the midterm elections are an opportunity to address our most pressing economic concerns. But there's something we're all not quite getting r…

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