Larry Sabato

Director of the University of Virginia’s Center for Politics and editor of Sabato’s Crystal Ball. He’s author of “The Kennedy Half Century; The Presidency, Assassination, and Lasting Legacy of John F. Kennedy.”

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Founder-Director of the Center for Politics and Robert Kent Gooch Professor of Politics at the University of Virginia; Editor in Chief of Sabato's Crystal Ball; author of A More Perfect Constitution: 23 Proposals to Revitalize Our Constitution and Make America a Fairer Country, Pendulum Swing, about the midterm elections, and The Kennedy Half-Century: The Presidency, Assassination, and Lasting Legacy of John F. Kennedy

Larry Sabato on KCRW

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