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# Podcast
The Explainer: What did 2022 hold for US politics - and what can we expect in 2023?
Listen in to hear columnist, Bostonian and lawyer Larry Donnelly explain how things went.

IT WAS AN interesting year for politics in the US – with some shocking moments mid-year and some surprises in the midterms as the year came towards a close.

As is now traditional with The Explainer, we’ve decided to take a look back at the year in US politics for one of our end-of-year episodes.

To talk us through the year in US politics, presenter Sinéad O’Carroll is joined by The Journal columnist Larry Donnelly, a lawyer and law lecturer at the University of Galway, Boston native, and author of The Bostonian: Life in an Irish-American Political Family. 

The pair discuss how US President Joe Biden’s year was; how the US handled the invasion of Ukraine and inflation; what went on with Trump; how the midterms went; the Roe v Wade rollback and its consequences; gun control and mass shootings; and predictions for 2023.

Listen to The Explainer

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This episode was put together by presenter Sinéad O’Carroll, and producers Aoife Barry and Nicky Ryan.

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