Episode 228 - Gangs of New York (w/ Ross Barkan & Zohran Mamdani)


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Democrats avoided a red wave and held onto the Senate, but they didn't avoid a red wave in New York. If they had, they, they might have held on to the house as well. New York State Assembly member Zohran Mamdani and journalist on the NY beat Ross Barkan rejoin Bad Faith podcast to explain the bloodbath in NY. Who is at fault? DCCC chair Sean Patrick Maloney, who pushed Mondaire Jones out of his district and then lost? Is the the state party's fault for dropping the ball on the redistricting battle that caused Maloney to flee his own district? What role did Kathy Hochul's pivot right on crime play? And will there be any accountability for blue dog malfeasance?

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Produced by Armand Aviram.

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