Midterm Elections Taking Place During ‘Yawning Divide’ Among Voters

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New research shows uneducated white men and educated white women are moving in opposite directions, politically.

Dante Chinni directs the American Communities Project at George Washington University and writes the “Politics Counts” blog for The Wall Street Journal. He recently wrote an article “The Yawning Divide That Explains American Politics” along with co-author Aaron Zitner.

Chinni joins Detroit Today with Stephen Henderson to talk about this phenomenon. 

Click on the audio player above to hear the full conversation.

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