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Congressman Don Bacon Makes His Pitch for 2024

Headshot of Don Bacon standing in front of an American flag
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Representative Don Bacon represents Nebraska's 2nd Congressional District. He is running for reelection against Tony Vargas.

Congressman Don Bacon has represented Nebraska's 2nd Congressional District since 2017. He is running for reelection again this year against Nebraska State Senator Tony Vargas.

In this episode, Bacon recounts his experience during the Jan. 6 attack on the Capitol, why he thinks Republicans should regain control and what he makes of Donald Trump's enduring influence over the Republican Party.

Courtney is back in her hometown after graduating from the University of Kansas in 2019 with degrees in journalism and film. While at KU, she was the arts and culture editor of the University Daily Kansan and had a summer internship at KCUR, Kansas City's NPR member station. She has three pet rats and has seen almost every Audrey Hepburn movie.
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