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Essential Politics: Getting scrappy in Nevada

Essential Politics: Getting scrappy in Nevada

I’m Christina Bellantoni, today’s Essential Politics host, wondering how it’s only Thursday.

But this action-packed week is really just getting started.

We’ll begin with a Los Angeles congressman who has been pounding the pavement, traveling from union halls to drab campaign phone bank centers to convince voters that Hillary Clinton should be the next president of the United States.

As Rep. Xavier Becerra makes the rounds for Clinton, speaking to voters in English and Spanish, he is also laying the groundwork for his own second act.

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