Campaign HQ with David Plouffe

The Incumbent Advantage

The Incumbent Advantage

Campaign HQ with David Plouffe - April 9, 2020 - 1:06:52

Longtime Democratic strategist Jim Messina, who served as the campaign manager during Barack Obamas re-election bid in 2012, discusses the advantages of incumbency in presidential re-elects, what Biden needs to do to catch up and how the Covid-19 crisis may affect the contest.​

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David Plouffe, former President Barack Obama’s campaign manager and White House Senior Advisor, takes a deep dive into key states in the crucial midterm elections - and what it will take to win them. Plouffe’s guests are key operatives, local political reporters and independent pollsters, who don’t just have opinions about what is happening–they know what is happening, because they are the ones in the arena.