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Both major parties were surprised, for different reasons, by the results in this month's referendum in Kansas that could have ended the right to an abortion by amending the state constitution. What can Democrats and Republicans take away from the Kansas vote as they craft their messaging strategies for November's midterms?

This episode: voting correspondent Miles Parks, political reporter Barbara Sprunt, and congressional correspondent Kelsey Snell

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Democrats And Republicans Take Lessons From Kansas Abortion Vote

Democrats And Republicans Take Lessons From Kansas Abortion Vote

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Field organizer Jae Grey places signs on the podium before the pro-choice Kansas for Constitutional Freedom primary election watch party in Overland Park, Kansas, August 2, 2022. (Photo by DAVE KAUP / AFP) (Photo by DAVE KAUP/AFP via Getty Images) DAVE KAUP/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Both major parties were surprised, for different reasons, by the results in this month's referendum in Kansas that could have ended the right to an abortion by amending the state constitution. What can Democrats and Republicans take away from the Kansas vote as they craft their messaging strategies for November's midterms?

This episode: voting correspondent Miles Parks, political reporter Barbara Sprunt, and congressional correspondent Kelsey Snell

Learn more about upcoming live shows of The NPR Politics Podcast at nprpresents.org.

Support the show and unlock sponsor-free listening with a subscription to The NPR Politics Podcast Plus. Learn more at plus.npr.org/politics

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