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Politicians often turn to music on the campaign trail to reinforce their messages and connect with voters. But some tunes are used so frequently on the stump that they become tiresome. And the musical choices some candidates make aren’t necessarily in the spirit of their campaigns. Join Kojo as we explore how political parties claim ownership of musical genres and whether some campaign songs accurately reflect the candidates who use them.
- Michael Crowley Senior Editor, The New Republic
- Kembrew McLeod Associate Professor, University of Iowa
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