Week In Politics: Key Takeaways From Manafort Trial, Major Elections10:44
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This courtroom sketch depicts defense lawyer Kevin Downing asking questions of Rick Gates, as former Donald Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort, bottom front left, listens during Manafort's trial on bank fraud and tax evasion at federal court in Alexandria, Va., Tuesday, Aug. 7, 2018. U.S. District court Judge T.S. Ellis III presides. (Dana Verkouteren via AP)MoreCloseclosemore
This courtroom sketch depicts defense lawyer Kevin Downing asking questions of Rick Gates, as former Donald Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort, bottom front left, listens during Manafort's trial on bank fraud and tax evasion at federal court in Alexandria, Va., Tuesday, Aug. 7, 2018. U.S. District court Judge T.S. Ellis III presides. (Dana Verkouteren via AP)

The trial for former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort is in its ninth day Friday, as the prosecution prepares to rest. Manafort is charged with bank and tax fraud. Also, elections in Kansas and Ohio are still not settled.

Here & Now's Robin Young and Jeremy Hobson discuss the week with NBC senior politics editor Beth Fouhy (@bfouhy) and NPR lead politics editor Domenico Montanaro (@DomenicoNPR).

This segment aired on August 10, 2018.

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