1. The NRA’s electoral influence
The National Rifle Association  endorsed candidates in about two-thirds of congressional races in the  midterm elections. Often, the choice not to endorse was pragmatic —  either both candidates had top NRA ratings or both had poor ratings. Of  those endorsed, 80 percent won, according to The Washington Post’s  analysis. On tomorrow’s Fresh Air, we’ll talk to James Grimaldi, one of reporters who has contributed to the Washington Post series The Hidden Life of Guns.  View in High-Res

    The NRA’s electoral influence

    The National Rifle Association endorsed candidates in about two-thirds of congressional races in the midterm elections. Often, the choice not to endorse was pragmatic — either both candidates had top NRA ratings or both had poor ratings. Of those endorsed, 80 percent won, according to The Washington Post’s analysis. On tomorrow’s Fresh Air, we’ll talk to James Grimaldi, one of reporters who has contributed to the Washington Post series The Hidden Life of Guns

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