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Media Roundtable: The midterm elections, US shootings

Nov 9, 2018


On this week’s media roundtable, we'll discuss coverage of the midterm elections. According to a Gallup Poll, healthcare and the economy were at the top of the list of voters’ concerns. Voters in Idaho, Nebraska and Utah approved initiatives to expand Medicaid, and Arkansas and Missouri voted for a higher minimum wage.

How are the media covering healthcare and wage stagnation?

Guests:

Zach Carter, senior political economy reporter with the Huffington Post

Eric Pape, a veteran journalist who is overseeing Capital & Main's special project on the high cost of living in California

Web Resources:

The Huffington Post: Red State Voters Like Democratic Ideas Much More Than Democratic Candidates

Capital &Main: Priced Out: The Crushing Cost of Living in California

Capital & Main: PRICED OUTWill the Cost of Living Push Millennials Into a Generation War With Baby Boomers?