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Fri Sep 15, 2017, 01:17 PM

Trump Drives Wedge Between Candidates and His Base

September 15, 2017 at 10:06 am EDTBy Taegan Goddard

Charlie Cook: “There are now signs that President Trump is succeeding in driving a wedge in the GOP between his base and the Republican Congress, blaming his own party for a lack of progress on Capitol Hill, something that could spell trouble for incumbents like Dean Heller in Nevada, Jeff Flake in Arizona, and possibly others.”

“The danger is two-fold. Either the incumbent loses a primary to a less-electable Republican, or gets beaten in the general election because the party is so badly divided and Trump voters so disillusioned that usually reliable Republicans don’t go to the polls.”



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OnDoutside Sep 2017 #1

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Fri Sep 15, 2017, 03:30 PM

1. We hoped this would happen, but its still early days.

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