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Why concession speeches matter

Since the midterm election last week, we’ve been hearing a number of concession speeches. But there have also been notable candidates who have lost and have not conceded, like Arizona Republican candidates Kari Lake and Mark Finchem.

Here & Now‘s Deepa Fernandes looks at the importance of concession speeches with Princeton University historian and author Julian Zelizer.

This article was originally published on WBUR.org.

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