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This edition: Why Did Hillary Clinton Lose a Close Election?

Episode Details

Original tape date: December 12, 2016.

First aired: December 26, 2016.

Was it the Comey statement about the emails coming 10 days before the election, the Russian hack, or that blacks and Latinos stayed at home? Or was it something missing in her message about the economy that caused Hillary, quite unexpectedly, to lose key swing states that Obama won handily in 2008 and 2012? In an unvarnished post mortem of the election, veteran pollster and political analyst Doug Schoen tells Jim Zirin that voters rejected Hillary Clinton because her game plan failed to get across to voters how she would create lost jobs.

Guest List

Douglas E. Schoen Political Analyst