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What happens when a state representative doubles as a stand-up comedian? Meet Representative Medinah Wilson-Anton, who took the unconventional path from Delaware’s 26th District to the halls of the state legislature, with a side gig in the comedy clubs. Initially inspired by her comedian uncle and Saturday Night Live, Medinah’s career took a sharp turn during a revealing internship at the Delaware State House, steering her from international relations to domestic politics. Throughout our conversation, Medinah emphasizes the power of humor and relatability in both political and comedy realms, detailing how she uses her comedic chops to connect with people and lighten tense situations.

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