With such divisive candidates heading the tickets for the two main political parties, political analysts have had a field day speculating on the effects for down ballot candidates. Polarizing political figures, such as Clinton and Trump, can drive turn out but can equally as easily turn voters away. David Daley, former Salon editor in chief, and Ken Goldstein, professor of politics at the University of San Francisco, talk with MPR News host Kerri Miller about the political implications for down ballot candidates in an unusual election year.
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