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Politics Podcast: A Primary Night For Both Parties To Be Happy About

Establishment-backed candidates did well in primaries across the country on Tuesday, and there was good news for Democrats: The party will not be shut out of any House races in California. The FiveThirtyEight Politics podcast team gathered to react to Tuesday’s results and discuss whether there are trends among the parties’ nominees so far in 2018.

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Clare Malone is a former senior political writer for FiveThirtyEight.

Micah Cohen is FiveThirtyEight’s former managing editor.

Galen Druke is FiveThirtyEight’s podcast producer and reporter.