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Political director David Zavac on campaign strategy and why the Kaptur campaign in Ohio overperformed

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The longest-serving woman in Congress was re-elected for another term last week. Marcy Kaptur of Ohio defeated a Republican candidate who had called for red states to secede from the union. JR Majewski was running a lot closer in the polls than what became the final result. So how did Kaptur over-perform in a state that has gone deep red? Some analysts have said it's a model for how campaigns for any party should be run across the country.

We talk with the Kaptur campaign's political director, as well as a local Democratic leader about campaign strategy. Our guests:

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