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Election Debrief: Progressives Gain Seats, But Will They Gain Power?


Democrats scored some victories Tuesday in the U.S. house and in a few governor’s races, but the elections did not turn out the overwhelming “Blue Wave” many Democrats had hoped to see. In Rhode Island, progressive candidates did gain ground in the General Assembly. Reporter John Bender joined News Director Elisabeth Harrison to discuss the newcomers to Smith Hill, and what it may mean for the Ocean State.