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The Wheelhouse: Progressive Policies, Plastic Bags, And The New Push For A Public Option

Jul 31, 2019

From the moment they took the stage Tuesday night, progressive and moderate Democrats running for president clashed over who could win back the Rust Belt working-class districts that President Trump took in 2016.

But what about urban districts? Can Republican candidates counter Trump's continued disparagement--Baltimore being the latest victim--of American cities?

This week, we take out the electoral map and look at places where both parties need to reshape their message going into the 2020 race.

Is "Medicare for All" a winnign strategy for Democrats? We focus in on that, and the renewed push here in Connecticut for a public option

And we head over to the grocery store where starting Thursday a new fee for plastic bags takes effect.

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