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The stakes in Georgia
Episode 1030th December 2020 • America Explained • Andy Gawthorpe
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In this episode we break down the Senate run-offs in Georgia, explaining why the races are so crucial and what we can learn from the candidates and eventual result about the state of the parties and the future of American politics. After the result you can check out our Facebook page to see a written analysis, and you can write with any questions - including ones you'd like to see answered on the show - to producer@america-explained.com.

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Links

New form of Democratic politics in the South - https://fivethirtyeight.com/features/georgia-democrats-may-have-found-their-own-southern-strategy-a-black-centric-campaign/

The "Solid South" - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Solid_South

Georgia's millionaire senators won't drain the swamp - they are the swamp - https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2020/dec/21/georgia-kelly-loeffler-david-perdue-swamp

U.S. elections in Georgia - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/United_States_presidential_elections_in_Georgia#Elections_from_1864_to_present

Credits

Host - Andy Gawthorpe

Designer/advisor - Janice Killion

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