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All Eyes on Georgia

Runoff elections usually aren’t this big.


Episode Notes

On Tuesday, Georgia voters will decide which party holds the majority in the United States Senate. Activists like Nse Ufot have been crisscrossing the state, trying to rally new voters to the polls. Will this flurry of activity flip Georgia blue again?

Nse Ufot, CEO of the New Georgia Project, and Cleve Wootson, national political reporter for the Washington Post.

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Podcast production by Mary Wilson, Davis Land, Danielle Hewitt, and Elena Schwartz, with help from Frannie Kelley.


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The problem with the news right now? It’s everywhere. And each day, it can feel like we’re all just mindlessly scrolling. It’s why we created What Next. This short daily show is here to help you make sense of things. When the news feels overwhelming, we’re here to help you answer: What next? Look for new episodes every weekday morning.

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  • Mary Harris is the host and managing editor of What Next, Slate's new daily news podcast. She has reported throughout the public radio system, for NPR, Marketplace, and WNYC.