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Yang's Failures Inspired Run For President

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Andrew Yang

River to River's "Home State View" series helps us understand how the presidential candidates are viewed as leaders in the states they call home. Host Ben Kieffer interviews journalists who have spent years covering the candidates. We get the little-known details about each hopeful's history. Click the "play" button to listen.

Kieffer talks with Teddy Schleifer, a finacial reporter for Vox's "Recode", about Yang's entrepreneurial career in California and how it influenced his run for president.  Schleifer also talks about how Yang's background has inspired a nontraditional campaign.