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Why scaring voters works The Weeds

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Midterm elections are around the corner, and while voters are concerned about the economy, inflation, and abortion, there’s one other issue jumping to the top of the list: crime. Rising crime comes up in campaigns like clockwork, but during this election season, it's making a particular mark on two key Senate races: Wisconsin and Pennsylvania. Vox’s Nicole Narea (@nicolenarea) and Li Zhou (@liszhou) explain.

References:
The 2022 midterm elections, explained

2021 crime rates are a big mystery

Hosts:
Jonquilyn Hill (@jonquilynhill) 

Credits:
Sofi LaLonde, producer
Efim Shapiro, engineer 
Libby Nelson, editorial adviser
A.M. Hall, editorial director of talk podcasts

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Midterm elections are around the corner, and while voters are concerned about the economy, inflation, and abortion, there’s one other issue jumping to the top of the list: crime. Rising crime comes up in campaigns like clockwork, but during this election season, it's making a particular mark on two key Senate races: Wisconsin and Pennsylvania. Vox’s Nicole Narea (@nicolenarea) and Li Zhou (@liszhou) explain.

References:
The 2022 midterm elections, explained

2021 crime rates are a big mystery

Hosts:
Jonquilyn Hill (@jonquilynhill) 

Credits:
Sofi LaLonde, producer
Efim Shapiro, engineer 
Libby Nelson, editorial adviser
A.M. Hall, editorial director of talk podcasts

Want to support The Weeds? Please consider making a donation to Vox: bit.ly/givepodcasts
Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

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