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Week in politics: How effective former President Obama will be for Dems on the campaign trail, who gets credit for recent U.S. economic success & more

ANAHEIM, CA - SEPTEMBER 08: Former U.S. President Barack Obama speaks during a Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee rally at the Anaheim Convention Center on September 8, 2018 in Anaheim, California. This is Obama's first campaign rally for the 2018 midterm elections. (Photo by Barbara Davidson/Getty Images)
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Former U.S. President Barack Obama speaks during a Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee rally at the Anaheim Convention Center on September 8, 2018 in Anaheim, California.

AirTalk’s political experts recap last week in political news and look ahead to what you should be watching for this week in Washington D.C.

AirTalk’s political experts recap last week in political news and look ahead to what you should be watching for this week in Washington D.C. Here are a few of the stories we’re following:

Guests:

Matt Rodriguez, Democratic strategist and founder and chief executive officer of Rodriguez Strategies. He is also a former senior Obama advisor in 2008; he tweets

Jack Pitney, professor of politics at Claremont McKenna College; he tweets

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