How Education Became Today’s Wedge Issue

One could say that education has become something of a wedge issue – in other words, an issue with which parties try to split the opposing party in order to shake off new voters. In this edition of the FiveThirtyEight Politics Podcast, Galen Druke speaks to political scientists Sunshine Hillygus and Patrick Egg about the history of the Wedge issues and how they shape US politics.

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