A voter enters a polling site in Atlanta, Tuesday, Nov. 7, 2017.
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A voter enters a polling site in Atlanta, Tuesday, Nov. 7, 2017.

On this edition of Political Rewind, American politics is more polarized today that at any time on our history.  So says one of the country’s leading experts on voter trends, Emory University Political Science Professor Alan Abramowitz. 

How did this paralyzing divide begin and how has its impact been felt in state and national politics?  Plus, how did it lead to the rise of Donald Trump? 

 

Panelists:

Emory University Political Science Professor and Author of The Great Alignment Alan Abramowitz

AJC Lead Political Writer Jim Galloway

Republican Strategist Loretta Lepore