Episode #2: On the pulse of a Pennsylvania poll

Sep 02, 2016, 08:52 PM

This Thursday, Franklin and Marshall Collage released a poll highlighting Pennsylvanians' current voting preferences for the November elections. The poll found Democratic Presidential candidate Hillary Clinton's lead over her rival Donald Trump had decreased by 7 percentage points. However, the poll also found Democrat Katie McGinty beating incumbent Sen. Pat Toomey in the US Senate race by five points.

Podcast host and Daily Item political journalist Rick Dandes interviews Dr. G. Terry Madonna, both the director of the Franklin & Marshall College Poll and professor of public affairs at Franklin & Marshall College, about what this week's poll means for Pennsylvania's role in the race for the White House.

Instrumental music is "The Presidents March" by The United States Army Old Guard Fife and Drum Corps, provided by freemusicarchive.org. According the website, the recording is in the public domain.

The "T" is produced by Daily Item social media editor Emma Ginader.