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Lessons learned from this week’s primaries

Clip: 08/05/2022 | 13m 17s | Video has closed captioning.

Primary elections this week held vast implications for November. Voters in conservative Kansas overwhelmingly chose to protect abortion access in the state's constitution. And in the battleground states of Michigan and Arizona, multiple Republican primary candidates were victorious after amplifying former President Trump's false claims that the 2020 presidential election was illegitimate.

Aired: 08/05/22

Rating: NR

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