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Week in politics: AirTalk’s 2018 day-before-the-midterm election preview

Nov 5, 2018

Voters wait in line at a polling place to participate in early voting in California's 25th Congressional district on November 4, 2018 in Lancaster, California.

Voters wait in line at a polling place to participate in early voting in California’s 25th Congressional district on November 4, 2018 in Lancaster, California. ; Credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images

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With just a day left until voters across California and the United States head to the polls, AirTalk’s weekly political roundtable focuses on all things elections, from the local races we’re watching here in California to the national ones with major implications for the makeup of the House and Senate.

In addition to our local and state election previews, here are some of the non-election related stories we’re following today:

  • NBC says it will stop running anti-immigration ad that CNN says was racist

  • Latest from the border — can the president stop asylum seekers?

  • Friday’s jobs numbers show 49-year-low in unemployment, wage growth at fastest rate in almost 10 years

  • U.S. reimposes sanctions on Iran, Tehran says it will fight them

  • Early voting totals in at least 17 states already surpass 2014 turnout

  • Is Kevin de León’s key to beating Dianne Feinstein support from Republicans? (USC/Dornsife poll examines)

  • SCOTUS to allow trial on census citizenship question, won’t hear Net Neutrality challenges

Guests:

Libby Denkmann, KPCC host and veterans & military reporter; she tweets @libdenk

Jill Replogle, KPCC Orange County reporter she tweets @jillrep

Matt Rodriguez, Democratic strategist and founder and chief executive officer of Rodriguez Strategies. He is also a former senior Obama advisor in 2008; he tweets @RodStrategies

Sean T. Walsh, Republican political analyst and partner at Wilson Walsh Consulting in San Francisco; he is a former adviser to California Governors Pete Wilson and Arnold Schwarzenegger and a former White House staffer for Presidents Reagan and H.W. Bush

 

This content is from Southern California Public Radio. View the original story at SCPR.org.

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