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How Much Do Political Endorsements Matter?

This election cycle, there’s a lot of conversation about political endorsements: Who has them, who doesn’t, and what do they really mean anyway? Donald Trump, the frontrunner in the Republican presidential primary, has fewer endorsements than any other candidates in that race but it doesn’t seem to matter. 

Jenn White finds out more about how endorsements work and how much impact they really have.


Guests: Tony Arnold, political reporter, WBEZ; Brian Gaines, Political Science Professor in the Institute of Government and Public Affairs at the University of Illinois

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