Cornell Belcher Gets Real on 2020 Polling

This week, Daniella and Ed chat with pollster Cornell Belcher about recent 2020 state-level polling as well as the latest news in the impeachment inquiry.

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This week on “The Tent,” we take a look at the latest developments in the ongoing impeachment inquiry and how congressional Republicans are reacting after Democrats gave them exactly what they asked for (hint: not well).Then, polling guru Cornell Belcher joins the show to discuss the implications of this week’s elections and what we should—and should not—glean from recent 2020 state-level polls.

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Daniella Gibbs Léger is the executive vice president for Communications and Strategy at the Center for American Progress Action Fund. Ed Chung is the vice president for Criminal Justice Reform at the Action Fund. Chris Ford is the broadcast coordinator for Communications at the Action Fund. Dwayne Greene is the director of Broadcast Communications at the Action Fund. Adam Peck is the senior media coordinator at the Action Fund. 

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Daniella Gibbs Léger

Executive Vice President, Communications and Strategy


Ed Chung

Senior Fellow

Chris Ford

Broadcast Manager

Dwayne Greene

Director, Broadcast Communications

Adam Peck

Senior Media Coordinator

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