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Everything You Need to Know About Nevada

On this episode of See How They Run, Jon Ralston on one of the most complicated swing states of 2024.

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Everything You Need to Know About Nevada | See How They Run
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On this episode of See How They Run, Jon Ralston on one of the most complicated swing states of 2024.

Today we bring you the first in a series of special in-depth episodes about the swing states that will decide the 2024 election. We're starting with Nevada, a state that Joe Biden won in 2020 but is struggling to retain this year. To understand what makes Nevada tick and what hurdles Biden has to overcome, D.D. Guttenplan spoke to Jon Ralston, editor and CEO of the Nevada Independent and the dean of Nevada political journalists.

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Joe Biden spaeaks during a campaign rally at Pearson Community Center in Las Vegas, Nevada, on February 4, 2024.

Joe Biden spaeaks during a campaign rally at Pearson Community Center in Las Vegas, Nevada, on February 4, 2024.

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On this episode of See How They Run, we bring you the first in a series of special in-depth episodes about the swing states that will decide the 2024 election.

We’re starting with Nevada, a state that Joe Biden won in 2020 but is struggling to retain this year. To understand what makes Nevada tick and what hurdles Biden has to overcome, we’re joined by Jon Ralston, editor and CEO of the Nevada Independent and the dean of Nevada political journalists.

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What We Talk About When We Talk About the “Black Vote” | See How They Run
byThe Nation Magazine

On this episode of See How They Run, a wide-ranging conversation with Christina Greer, Steve Phillips, and Adolph Reed Jr.

If there's one thing everyone knows about American politics, it's that there is no way for a Democrat to win the presidency without Black voters. That's one of the reasons why, as Joe Biden fights desperately to stay in the 2024 election, he's made an aggressive effort to shore up Black support. In recent days, Biden has spoken at Black churches, given interviews to Black radio hosts, and leaned on the powerful Congressional Black Caucus to help bolster his political defenses.

But there are signs that Black voters may not be ready to turn out for Biden as fervently as he needs them to. in the past few months, polls have shown Black support for Biden slipping to levels Democrats have not seen in generations. So can Biden overcome doubts about his fitness, reverse these trends, and hold the White House? Should we even believe the polls? And are we in the middle of a historic shift in the relationship between Black voters and the Democratic Party?

To discuss all of this, D.D. Guttenplan is joined by a powerhouse trio of guests: Christina Greer, Associate Professor of Political Science at Fordham University; Steve Phillips, political strategist, Nation contributor, and author most recently of How We Win the Civil War: Securing a Multiracial Democracy and Ending White Supremacy for Good; and Adolph Reed Jr., Nation columnist and professor emeritus of political science at the University of Pennsylvania.

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