Democrats Complete California Sweep, and Republican Strategist Matt Shupe on the Cox Campaign and Future of the GOP

28 min
Republican consultant Matt Shupe, with KQED Political Breakdown hosts Scott Shafer and Marisa Lagos.  (Guy Marzorati/KQED)

T.J Cox's victory in the Central Valley gives Democrats a sweep of congressional swing districts, and Nancy Pelosi wins the backing of her caucus in her run for Speaker. Marisa and Scott also discuss the resignation of California Democratic Party chair Eric Bauman, amid accusations of sexual misconduct. (0:35) Then, Matt Shupe joins to discuss his work on John Cox's gubernatorial campaign, the story behind Trump's endorsement, moving his consultancy to the Bay Area, and what's next for the party (7:43)