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President-elect Donald Trump gives his acceptance speech during his election night rally, Wednesday, Nov. 9, 2016, in New York.

President-elect Donald Trump gives his acceptance speech during his election night rally, Wednesday in New York.

John Locher

Donald Trump has won the presidency of the United States, crossing the 270 electoral vote threshold just after 1:30 CT to defeat Hillary Clinton. For two hours on Wednesday morning, Morning Shift  took calls from listeners and deconstructed the stunning election results.

Joining us were:

  • Kitty Kirth, Democratic political strategist
  • Eric Elk, Republican political strategist
  • Lauren Chooljian, WBEZ City Politics reporter
  • Tony Arnold, WBEZ State Politics reporter
  • Jason DeSanto, former speechwriter and debate strategist
  • Hind Makki, an interfaith educator based in suburban Chicago
  • Michael Puente, WBEZ Northwest Indiana reporter
  • Alvin Tillery, associate chair of the Department of Political Science at Northwestern University

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