IN Focus: Panelists discuss race this week’s top stories

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INDIANAPOLIS - New numbers show Mayor Joe Hogsett with a commanding lead over his Republican opponent State Sen. Jim Merritt.

A recent poll from and Mason Strategies show Hogsett with a 55-27 lead over Merritt ahead of their first joint appearance next week at the IndyChamber's 'HobNob' event.

In the video above, IN Focus panelists Mike Murphy, Liane Hulka, Abdul-Hakim Shabazz and Adam Wren discuss the race for mayor and more of this week's top stories, including Merritt's call for a toll road on Binford Boulevard, and another state lawmaker's decision to run for attorney general.

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