PBS NewsHour

Why down-ballot Democrats struggled to hold their seats

Clip: 12/01/2020 | 6m 15s | Video has closed captioning.

While President-elect Joe Biden won a decisive victory in the 2020 election, down-ballot candidates from across the country struggled to hold the seats they won in 2018. Rep. Donna Shalala, a Florida Democrat who lost her race against Maria Elvira Salazar, joins Judy Woodruff to discuss why Republicans had success in gaining seats.

Aired: 12/01/20

Rating: NR

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