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Slate's Explainer: What's an 'October Surprise?'

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Slate's Explainer: What's an 'October Surprise?'

Slate's Explainer: What's an 'October Surprise?'

Slate's Explainer: What's an 'October Surprise?'

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Slate senior editor Andy Bowers explains the origins and history of the term "October Surprise" in American politics.