Midterms 2018: What Just Happened?

Margaret Talev
Wednesday, November 7, 2018 - 6:00pm

A Conversation with
Douglas Heye
Republican Political Strategist
CNN Political Commentator
IOP Fall 2015 Resident Fellow
Marc Lotter
President, Lotter Communications, LLC
Former Press Secretary, Vice President Mike Pence Former Special Assistant, President Donald Trump
Symone D. Sanders
Democratic Political Strategist
CNN Political Commentator
IOP Spring 2018 Resident Fellow
Margaret Talev (Moderator)
Fall 2018 Resident Fellow, Institute of Politics
Senior White House Correspondent, Bloomberg News and CNN Political Analyst
Past President, White House Correspondents' Association


Symone Sanders, a Democratic political strategist and CNN commentator, Douglas Heye, a Republican political strategist and CNN commentator, and Marc Lotter, the former press secretary for Vice President Mike Pence, joined Margaret Talev, a Fall 2018 Institute of Politics Resident Fellow, to analyze the 2018 U.S. midterm election results. They discussed the gains and potential strategies moving forward for Democrats and Republicans in Congress and the midterms' implication for President Trump's administration.