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Surprising primary results from Florida and Arizona, and what they say about the midterms




An Arizona voter carries her ballot to a polling place to vote in the state's Primary on August 28, 2018 in Phoenix, Arizona.
An Arizona voter carries her ballot to a polling place to vote in the state's Primary on August 28, 2018 in Phoenix, Arizona.
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Democrats hope to turn antipathy toward President Trump into party flips in the swing states of Arizona and Florida.

A couple of fascinating races are now set. In Arizona, two women with compelling backgrounds face off for Jeff Flake’s Senate seat. In Florida, the governor will be either a Bernie-aligned or a Trump-aligned. What are the implications for November?

Guests:

Luige del Puerto, editor and associate publisher of the Arizona Capitol Times; he tweets @ldelpuerto

John Kennedy, State Capital reporter in Florida for Gate House Media, a newspaper organization with 13 daily newspapers in the state; he tweets @JKennedyReport

Zachary Courser, research director of the Dreier Roundtable and visiting assistant professor of Government at Claremont McKenna College; he tweets @zcourser



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