Hammer Forum

Midterms Primer

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Sixty-two congressional seats are up for grabs during the momentous midterm election on November 6. Democrats are seeking to flip at least 23 Republican-held seats to gain majority rule in the House of Representatives. Christina Bellantoni, journalist and director of the Annenberg Media Center; Shaniqua McClendon, political director for Crooked Media, home to the popular podcast Pod Save America; and Rick Hasen, Chancellor's Professor of Law and Political Science at the University of California, Irvine, discuss the issues and candidates that define the political landscape. Moderated by Jessica Yellin, journalist and former chief White House correspondent for CNN. Yellin currently practices journalism via @JessicaYellin on Instagram, offering insight and providing context for breaking news.

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