As Wisconsin And Minnesota, So Goes The Nation?

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker appears with President Trump at a Foxconn facility opening in June. Walker’s reelection bid could be in danger since his approval ratings fell after his failed 2016 presidential bid, which was quickly overshadowed by Trump’s presence in the race.
Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker appears with President Trump at a Foxconn facility opening in June. Walker's reelection bid could be in danger since his approval ratings fell after his failed 2016 presidential bid, which was quickly overshadowed by Trump's presence in the race.
Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker appears with President Trump at a Foxconn facility opening in June. Walker’s reelection bid could be in danger since his approval ratings fell after his failed 2016 presidential bid, which was quickly overshadowed by Trump’s presence in the race.
Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker appears with President Trump at a Foxconn facility opening in June. Walker's reelection bid could be in danger since his approval ratings fell after his failed 2016 presidential bid, which was quickly overshadowed by Trump's presence in the race.

As Wisconsin And Minnesota, So Goes The Nation?

Wisconsin and Minnesota held primary elections Tuesday, and the results have people wondering if a blue wave is building ahead of the midterms, which are now less than three months away.

Democrats in those states had big wins, including a number of glass ceiling candidates, like Somali-American Ilhan Omar from Minnesota. If Omar wins in November, she could be one of the first two Muslim women to serve in Congress.

Morning Shift talks to two political reporters from the Badger state and the North Star state to break down the primaries.

GUESTS: Shawn Johnson, political reporter for Wisconsin Public Radio

Brian Bakst, political correspondent for Minnesota Public Radio News

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