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“Historically strong” Republican advantage heading into 2022 midterms

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Josh Kraushaar, national political columnist for the National Journal, talks about the election results from earlier this month and looks ahead to the 2022 midterms. He’ll discuss what made newly elected VA Governor Glenn Youngkin a ‘political unicorn,’ Democratic messaging struggles, the internal challenges facing both parties, analysis on trends in urban, suburban and rural areas, and much more.

Robin A. Johnson is a governmental relations, public policy and political consultant. He is an expert on government reform issues and has consulted with numerous local governments on consolidation/merger, public-private partnerships and full-cost accounting of public services. Robin has also helped candidates win elections for the U.S. Senate, U.S. Congress, state legislature, judiciary and local government. Robin served as a consultant to the Office of Statewide Performance Review in the Illinois Governor’s Office and is former director of the Illinois Center for Competitive Government, a partnership between the Illinois Comptroller’s Office and the Illinois Institute for Rural Affairs at Western Illinois University. Prior to that, he was Director of the Local Government Affairs Division of the Illinois Comptroller’s Office. Robin served on the Board of Directors of the National Council for Public-Private Partnerships (NCPPP) in 1999-2000.