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Politics

What are the US midterm elections?

TOPSHOT - Voters cast their ballots for Early Voting at the Los Angeles County Registrar's Office in Norwalk, California on November 5, 2018, a day ahead the November 6 midterm elections in the United States. (Photo by Frederic J. BROWN / AFP) (Photo credit should read FREDERIC J. BROWN/AFP via Getty Images)

As the US reaches the middle of Joe Biden's term as president, a political storm is brewing ahead of the results of today's midterm elections. In this informative video, Vox examines the inner workings of the American political system.

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