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Thursday, August 21, 2014

District Profile: Michigan’s 11th Congressional Race

In Michigan's 11th congressional district, Republican businessman David Trott (right) will take on Democrat Bobby McKenzie (left). (Campaign photos)

In Michigan’s 11th congressional district, Republican businessman David Trott (right) will take on Democrat Bobby McKenzie (left). (Campaign photos)

In this week’s installment of District Profiles, we look at Michigan’s 11th congressional district, where Republican businessman David Trott will take on Democrat Bobby McKenzie.

Jack Lessenberry of Michigan Radio joins Here & Now’s Jeremy Hobson to discuss the dynamics of the district and the race.

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Robin and Jeremy

Robin Young and Jeremy Hobson host Here & Now, a live two-hour production of NPR and WBUR Boston.

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