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Mandela Barnes Wants To Be Wisconsin's Next Senator

Mandela Barnes Wants To Be Wisconsin's Next Senator

What A Day - October 4, 2021 - 19:55

Wisconsin's 34-year-old Lieutenant Governor Mandela Barnes is one of the many Democrats running to beat Republican U.S. Senator Ron Johnson. Johnson's seat has been seen as one of the most likely to flip to Democratic hands next year. We interviewed Barnes about entering the primary with statewide name recognition and his overt effort to be the staunch progressive in next year's race.And in headlines: a 126,000 gallon oil spill hits the Southern California shores, a historically Black beach in L.A. is returned to its founders' descendants, and Ozy Media is shutting down.For a transcript of this episode, please visit crooked.com/whataday

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