Listen to the audio broadcast of the Marketplace No Horse, No Race live election road show from WCPN Ideastream in Cleveland.
Listen to the audio broadcast of the Marketplace No Horse, No Race live election road show from WCPN Ideastream in Cleveland. - 
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You’ve heard the saying: "It's the economy, stupid." But truth is you are not stupid for not understanding the economy in this election year. Enter the Marketplace Live "No Horse, No Race" Election Road Shows. Listen to the archive recording of Marketplace Live: No Horse, No Race, from the broadcast at WCPN Ideastream in Cleveland. The one-hour show featured engaging conversation, lively interviews and fun as we get you away from the noise of political advertising and he-said vs. he-said. 

Featured guests included:

Kai Ryssdal, host and senior editor of Marketplace, public radio’s program on business and the economy, since 2005; he joined American Public Media in 2001 as the host of Marketplace Morning Report.

Jeremy Hobson, host of the Marketplace Morning Report, public radio's daily news program.

Krissy Clark, senior reporter for the Wealth and Poverty Desk at Marketplace.

Lynn Vavreck, director of the Center for the Study of Campaigns at UCLA

Ryan Enos, assistant professor of government and a faculty associate of the Institute for Quantitative Social Science at Harvard. 

Steve Presser, proprietor of Big Fun toy store

Henry Gomez, political reporter, Cleveland Plain Dealer

M.L. Schultze, news director at WKSU public radio

David Molpus, executive editor, WCPN

Rico Gagliano, Marketplace contributor, and co-host of "The Dinner Party."  

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As a nonprofit news organization, what matters to us is the same thing that matters to you: being a source for trustworthy, independent news that makes people smarter about business and the economy. So if Marketplace has helped you understand the economy better, make more informed financial decisions or just encouraged you to think differently, we’re asking you to give a little something back.

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Follow Kai Ryssdal at @kairyssdal