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Christian Lammert about the Midterm Elections on the hr-INFO podcast

News from Nov 08, 2022

The so-called midterm elections are coming up, i.e. elections exactly in the middle of the legislative period. The House of Representatives and a third of the Senate will be completely re-elected. In addition, gubernatorial elections will be held in 36 of the 50 states and in three US territories. The main focus, however, is on the House of Representatives: Usually, the party of the ruling president loses seats in the midterm elections - and that's how it looks this time, too. The ruling Democrats could lose their slim majority. And that would make governing even more difficult for President Joe Biden. Many citizens are dissatisfied above all with their economic situation: high inflation is driving up prices, poverty is growing

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