The Heat: Media, polls and US politics

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The Heat: Media, polls and US politics

By most accounts, Donald Trump’s win came as a surprise to all but his millions of supporters. Going into election night, the conventional wisdom had Hillary Clinton winning in a close race.

But political prognosticating is not an exact science. Still most pollsters and political analysts are rarely this far wrong. So what happened?

To put the election and the polling result in perspective, tonight’s panel includes:

The Heat: Media, polls and US politics Pt 1

The Heat: Media, polls and US politics Pt 1

By most accounts, Donald Trump’s win came as a surprise to all but his millions of supporters. Going into election night, the conventional wisdom had Hillary Clinton winning in a close race. But political prognosticating is not an exact science. Still most pollsters and political analysts are rarely this far wrong. So what happened? To put the election and the polling result in perspective, tonight’s panel includes: Joe Madison, civil rights activist and talk show host. Mary C. Curtis, award-winning journalist and columnist for political newspaper Roll Call. Kathy Kiely, journalist for Public Square Media. Sean Callebs, CCTV America correspondent.
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The Heat: Media, polls and US politics Pt 2

The Heat: Media, polls and US politics Pt 2

By most accounts, Donald Trump’s win came as a surprise to all but his millions of supporters. Going into election night, the conventional wisdom had Hillary Clinton winning in a close race. But political prognosticating is not an exact science. Still most pollsters and political analysts are rarely this far wrong. So what happened? To put the election and the polling result in perspective, tonight’s panel includes: Joe Madison, civil rights activist and talk show host. Mary C. Curtis, award-winning journalist and columnist for political newspaper Roll Call. Kathy Kiely, journalist for Public Square Media. Sean Callebs, CCTV America correspondent.
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