Pa. Dems rev up for 2018 election cycle

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Guests: Chris Potter, John Baer, Ryan Grim, T.J. Rooney

With many crucial elections taking place in Pennsylvania this year, we’re going to talk about what the Democratic Party’s ideas and tactics will be for the 2018 election season. First, we’ll  talk with CHRIS POTTER of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette about the upcoming special election in  Pennsylvania’s 18th Congressional District, in which a moderate Democrat stands a chance to win a traditionally Republican seat. Then, with so many elections underway in the state, we’ll find out what the Party’s tactics and positions will be following the 2016 election in which voters heavily favored Republicans nationally and locally. Democratic strategist T.J. ROONEY and Philadelphia Daily News columnist, JOHN BAER will join us to discuss they are seeing in the Party. We’ll also be joined by RYAN GRIM of The Intercept, who recently reported on how the Democratic establishment still controls whom the party will back in the primaries.

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