Jun 27, 2024

The Daily Beast

The New Abnormal Podcast: Interview with Vicky Hausman

A conversation with Vicky Hausman, the co-founder of an organization called Forward Majority, about the need for Democrats to reclaim state legislatures across the country after decades of neglect in the party’s state apparatuses.

“We’ve been trying to help accelerate the fight for power and help Democrats win in state legislatures that are not just competitive, but where there’s been chronic underinvestment for so long,” she said, naming five states where Forward is concentrating their efforts: the battleground states of Pennsylvania, Michigan, Wisconsin, Arizona, and Minnesota—as well as Texas, which is a long-term project that analysts believe could turn a brighter shade of purple in the years to come.

Listen to the episode.