The Democratic establishment dealt a crushing blow to the progressive movement this week in Ohio, where tensions, bad blood and intraparty allegiances were on full display. What can we learn from a special congressional primary that quickly became a national spectacle? And what does it say about the direction of one of the most powerful political forces in Washington: the Congressional Black Caucus? POLITICO's Ally Mutnick performs an autopsy with Playbook co-author Ryan Lizza.
Ryan Lizza is a co-author of POLITICO Playbook.
Ally Mutnick is campaigns reporter at POLITICO.
Adrienne Hurst is a producer for POLITICO audio.
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Jenny Ament is senior producer for POLITICO audio.
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Read more on the Ohio special election from Ally: https://www.politico.com/news/2021/08/03/shontel-brown-beats-nina-turner-in-key-ohio-primary-502365