The State We’re In: VP Debate and Trump’s COVID Diagnosis

It was an eventful week in American politics. President Trump contracted the coronavirus and was flown to Walter Reed Medical Center. After spending the weekend receiving treatment, the President was realeased on Monday evening. Meanwhile, the first and only Vice Presidential debate between incumbent Mike Pence and challenger Kamala Harris was held on Wednesday in Utah.  

For analysis and perspective on this tumultuous week and how these events are impacting the race for the White House, Ray Hershel spoke with Mount Holyoke College Professor Elizabeth Markovits.