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Politics Podcast: Progressives Challenge The Democratic Establishment In New York And Kentucky

The Democratic primaries in New York and Kentucky are shaping up to be a clash between the progressive and establishment blocs of the party. In this installment of the FiveThirtyEight Politics podcast, the crew discusses the most notable contests ahead of Tuesday’s vote. They also look at the latest trends in the spread of COVID-19 in the U.S. and ask whether the numerous accusations of corruption against President Trump are shaping how voters or Republican lawmakers view him.

FiveThirtyEight Politics Podcast: Progressives challenge the Democratic establishment

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Perry Bacon Jr. was a senior writer for FiveThirtyEight.