John Nichols on Progressive Victories and Chris Lehmann on Trump’s Indictment

John Nichols on Progressive Victories and Chris Lehmann on Trump’s Indictment

On this episode of the Start Making Sense podcast: How abortion wins elections, and how 34 felonies may not change anybody’s mind about Trump.


The landslide victory of the progressive candidate in Wisconsin’s Supreme Court race, Janet Protasiewicz, 10 times bigger than Biden’s, shows how abortion wins elections. And in Chicago, progressive candidate Brandon Johnson won the race for mayor. John Nichols joins the show to discuss these victories.

Also on this episode: Will Trump’s indictment on 34 felonies change anything in the 2024 election? Or had everybody already decided what they think about Donald Trump? The Nation’s D.C. bureau chief, Chris Lehmann reports.

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