Andra Gillespie

political scientist at Emory University

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Andra Gillespie is an Associate Professor of Political Science at Emory University and the author of The New Black Politician: Cory Booker, Newark, and Post-Racial America.

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Democrats will officially regain control of the Senate later this month.

Democrats win 2 Georgia runoff races and gain control of US Senate. What this means for Biden administration

Democrats will officially regain control of the Senate later this month.

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CNN reports that President Trump will order a one-week investigation of allegations against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh.

Press Play special: Kavanaugh and this moment in politics

CNN reports that President Trump will order a one-week investigation of allegations against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

It’s been another busy week in Washington. President Trump took to Twitter to call MSNBC’s Mika Brzezinski “low IQ Crazy Mika,” and say she was “bleeding badly from a face-lift.”

Week in politics: Blistering tweet, stalled health care vote, twist on travel ban

It’s been another busy week in Washington. President Trump took to Twitter to call MSNBC’s Mika Brzezinski “low IQ Crazy Mika,” and say she was “bleeding badly from a face-lift.”

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

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