How Pope's U.S. Trip, Boehner's Resignation May Shape Presidential Race Conversations

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The pope's U.S. visit was one of two major news events that spilled into presidential politics this week. The other was the surprise news that House Speaker John Boehner will step down.

Boston Globe reporter James Pindell joined Morning Edition to discuss how these events likely affected the race in the New Hampshire presidential primary race.

This segment aired on September 28, 2015.

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