Special Coverage: The Next Four Years

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 / AP Photo
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 / AP Photo

Special Coverage: The Next Four Years

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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