In this episode, the Republicans won control of both the House of Representatives and the Senate. A press conference by soon-to-be Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell gives us an idea of what they intend to do with their new power.

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Information Presented in this Episode

Video: Mitch McConnell’s press conference on November 5, 2014, the day after the midterm election.

Article: United States Election Project estimate of voter turnout in the 2014 midterm election.

Article: Jim Crow Returns: Millions of Minority Voters Threatened by Electoral Purge, Al Jazeera, October 2014.

Article: Where Are the Millennials? Midterm Voters Skew Old, NBC News, November 2014.

88% of young people didn’t vote in 2014.

Information Presented in This Episode

Intro and Exit Music: Tired of Being Lied To by David Ippolito (found on Music Alley by mevio)