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Steve Bannon’s “War Room” Is Mobilizing

How the far right is taking control of the GOP’s election machinery.

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Listeners of Steve Bannon’s War Room podcast have mobilized to take over the GOP from the ground up. Convinced the 2020 election was stolen, many far-right Republicans are moving to run elections themselves as precinct officers.

Guest: Isaac Arnsdorf, national politics reporter for ProPublica.

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Podcast production by Mary Wilson, Davis Land, Danielle Hewitt, Elena Schwartz, and Carmel Delshad.

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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.

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