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Politics Podcast: How The Iran Conflict Could Affect The 2020 Election

Late Thursday, the Pentagon announced that the United States killed Iran’s Maj. Gen. Qassem Soleimani, “at the direction of the President,” in an airstrike in Iraq. Iran has since vowed retaliation. In this installment of the FiveThirtyEight Politics podcast, the crew discusses how the current conflict or any further escalation could reshape the dynamics of the 2020 election.

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FiveThirtyEight Politics Podcast: How the Iran conflict could affect the 2020 electio

Galen Druke is FiveThirtyEight’s podcast producer and reporter.

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Micah Cohen is FiveThirtyEight’s former managing editor.