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Politically Speaking: Breaking down the super-close presidential primaries

Photos by Carolina Hidalgo, Willis Ryder Arnold and Bill Greenblatt

On the latest edition of the Politically Speaking podcast, a very weary political duo – St. Louis Public Radio’s Jason Rosenbaum and Jo Mannies – break down the results of shockingly close presidential primaries in Missouri.

Unofficial results have Democratic hopeful Hillary Clinton and Republican contender Donald Trump winning very slim victories in Missouri. But the Associated Press hasn’t called the state yet – although it's unlikely that Bernie Sanders or Ted Cruz would ask for a recount. (A recount would only have practical considerations on the Republican side, since Democrats will likely split their delegates between Sanders and Clinton.)

During the show, Mannies and Rosenbaum discussed the reasons for the razor-thin margins. They also talked about what the results mean for how Democratic and Republican candidates will do throughout the Show-Me State.

The show also features portions of Mannies’ interview with Sanders, whose presidential ambitions took a big hit on Tuesday. And it also features some rather colorful clips from when the candidates descended on the Show-Me State.

Follow Jason Rosenbaum on Twitter: @jrosenbaum

Follow Jo Mannies on Twitter: @jmannies

Music: “Handcuffs” by Brand New

Jason is the politics correspondent for St. Louis Public Radio.
Jo Mannies is a freelance journalist and former political reporter at St. Louis Public Radio.