'Start Here' podcast: Primary day in Pennsylvania

A number of nationwide political trends come together in Pennsylvania ahead of the 2018 midterms. ABC News' Brad Mielke reports.
1:25 | 05/15/18

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Transcript for 'Start Here' podcast: Primary day in Pennsylvania
Well today's primary day in four states including Pennsylvania which has a record number female candidates on the ballot this year part of the. So called pink wave movement a Democrats consider Pennsylvania a key to the party's success in November. ABC's Brett milky has more. Hey guys I'm here in the start here studio. And when I heard about primaries today I was like did we already do this a week ago but yes Forney states are having primaries today. And when it comes a house ABC news deputy political director Mary Alice parks says Pennsylvania. Could be the ball game what are you had your eye on today that so interest thing. The way I see it Pennsylvania is gonna matter a whole heck of a lot in November because one of the easiest ways for Democrats to take back to how most. Is to have a really big night in that state they're just so many swing districts that could potentially full at. And so who exactly is on the ballot for Democrats is going to matter and that's going to be decided tonight. So electability is a big issue but when you see all these big trend swirling around the country. All of those seem to have come crashing down. On Pennsylvania. Gonna have voters in re drawn congressional districts with retired GOP congressmen with lots of new candidates particularly women. And veterans battling it out so buckle up you can hear that entire conversation with Mary Alice parks on star here later this morning. Check it out and apple podcast your favorite podcasting app. And as Diane that's good Bret thank you.

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