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FEATURING LARRY BENSKY – Media analysts and pundits have been stunned by Donald Trump’s victory in defiance of most major polls. As we continue our post-election coverage with we turn next to what we might expect politically under President Trump.

Quite early in the evening on Election Day, Republicans retained control of the House, which was expected. But Republicans also won control of the Senate with 51 seats to the Democrats’ 47.

In his victory speech on election night Trump promised to make his voters’ dreams come true.

Larry Bensky, long time award winning print and broadcast journalist, best known for his work on KPFA Pacifica Radio where he won the George Polk award for his coverage of the Iran-Contra hearings. He has written for The Nation, magazine, and was a regular contributor to the Los Angeles Times Sunday Book Review.

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