Economics & Policy US Midterm Elections

Political science professor John Sides talks about scenarios for the November elections and the impact on the Trump administration, particularly if the Republican party were to lose one or both chambers of Congress

by Beat Siegenthaler 12 Sep 2018 U.S.A., Economic Outlook, Advisory Services, FX Markets, Top Story

If the Democrats win full control of Congress in the midterm elections on Nov. 6 it will make a big difference to the Trump administration, says John Sides , John studies political behavior in America and is an author of various books including Identity Crisis: The 2016 Presidential Campaign and the Battle for the Meaning of America . He has also helped found and serves as editor-in-chief of The Monkey Cage , a site about political science and politics at The Washington Post.

Original air date: 12 Sept 2018

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