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The QAnon Candidate

With Trump’s blessing and many Republican leaders silent, a QAnon believer could be heading to Congress.


Episode Notes

Last week in Georgia’s 14th Congressional District runoff, a Republican candidate who believes in the dangerous and baseless QAnon conspiracy theory came out on top. Marjorie Taylor Greene is now a shoo-in to win a seat in Congress. How did her candidacy get this far? And what does it mean for the Republican Party?

Guest: Greg Bluestein, political reporter at the Atlanta Journal-Constitution.

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Podcast production by Mary Wilson, Jayson De Leon, and Danielle Hewitt.


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