In this special episode of the FT News Briefing, listen to our four-part series on the US midterm elections. We go around the country to learn about some of the key issues on voters' minds, from inflation to election denialism. Think of it as your crash course for the election on November 8.

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How abortion rights are upending the US midterm elections

‘The headwinds are pretty strong’: Democrats’ midterms hopes falter

Democrats fear loss in Nevada as Hispanic voters turn to Republicans

How Arizona became ground zero for election deniers

The FT News Briefing is produced by Fiona Symon, Sonja Hutson and Marc Filippino. The show’s editor is Jess Smith. Additional help by Peter Barber, Michael Lello, David da Silva and Gavin Kallmann. Topher Forhecz is the FT’s executive producer. The FT’s global head of audio is Cheryl Brumley. The show’s theme song is by Metaphor Music.

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