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Fri May 19, 2017, 11:43 PM

Turmoil spreading to state and local races

By John Wagner
May 19 at 12:46 PM

... anxiety is rising among Republicans .. that .. Trump’s troubles could take a .. toll on the party ...

... a growing number of Republicans .. are watching .. as Democrats become .. energized to turn out .. voters in 2018 ...

“There were a lot of things that were promised to be done, and we’re just getting a lot of noise out of Washington,” said Marc Rotterman, a longtime Republican consultant in North Carolina who was a Trump supporter ... “It seems it’s Russia 24-7. When you’re reacting and defending, you’re not moving on your agenda. You’re not fixing day-to-day problems for average Americans.”

Rotterman said .. that if Trump and Republicans don’t make good on their promises, they risk losing support — particularly from the blue-collar voters ...


https://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/trump-turmoil-is-spreading-far-beyond-washington-to-state-and-local-races/2017/05/19/c3727064-3bcb-11e7-9e48-c4f199710b69_story.html?utm_term=.bea12dd5cdd9

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struggle4progress May 19 OP
Dawson Leery May 20 #1
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Response to struggle4progress (Original post)

Sat May 20, 2017, 12:08 AM

1. We need this energy, fueled by the horrific Trump

to overcome gerrymandering and vote theft.

GA and MT are next.

NJ looks good. VA is the test. Do we win and by how much. 55%+ means the Handmaiden Fascist Party is going to get it's justice next year.

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Sat May 20, 2017, 12:17 AM

2. that if Trump and Republicans dont make good on their promises, they risk losing support particul

Yeah bullshit.

Well actually, they'll just stay home. They won't vote (D). That party is for "those" people. Starting with the voting rights act in the early sixties, our electorate has been increasingly drawn along racial lines.

But if we elect another person of color or a woman, these fuckers will be right back in the fold, voting against themselves. Not that that's reason to avoid poc or female candidates. Just stating facts as I see em....

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