August 8, 2018

Standard: Ohio special election points to Democratic blue wave

Haley Byrd, writing about yesterday’s OH12 special election—the Weekly Standard:

Although they touted the race’s results, some GOP operatives noted lessons from the campaign for other Republicans up for election. “While we won tonight, this remains a very tough political environment”

If the GOP is calling near-full employment and an expanding economy “tough,” they’re doing something wrong. Republicans should reap electoral benefits from such an environment. What could they be struggling against?

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