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Joe BidenCongratulations to our presumptive Democratic nominee, Joe Biden!

Response to sarabelle (Original post)

Fri Jun 14, 2019, 06:02 AM

1. Howard Dean called it the 50-state strategy, and it worked in 2006.



Howard Dean pursued an explicit "fifty-state strategy" as chairman of the Democratic National Committee, putting resources into building a Democratic Party presence even where Democrats had been thought unlikely to win federal positions, in hopes that getting Democrats elected to local and state positions, and increasing awareness of Democrats in previously conceded areas, would result in growing successes in future elections. Democrats who supported the strategy have said that abandoning red states as lost causes only allowed the Republican Party to grow even stronger in areas where it was unchallenged, resulting in lopsided losses for Democrats in even more races.[2]
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