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Republicans view Trump as most electable

...67 percent to 32 percent, and experience in office over private sector experience 66 percent to 33 percent.Republican strategist John Feehery says Trump is considered electable now only because he hasn't yet been the subject of a multimillion...
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Dems welcome the gun debate to the campaign

...gun law runs deep, and more reliant on energizing African-American, Latino and unmarried female voters.Republicans strategist Ed Goeas said the Republican nominee will be braced for a debate over guns and ready to talk about perpetrators...
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Ranks thinning, traditional GOP candidates try to adapt very unhappy now, and a winning candidate must be viewed as a change agent," said Scott Reed, a longtime Republican strategist who advises the U.S. Chamber of Commerce.So far, billionaire Donald Trump has been the biggest beneficiary...
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2nd presidential bust may end Perry's political career

...Oops," he muttered sheepishly."You saw a different guy, but he was invalidated by that gaffe," said Republican strategist Ford O'Connell. "He worked his tail off, he put a lot of effort in. But there was no way he could have recovered...
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Trump elbows his way into 2016 race

...bringing him up in a country where Donald Trump runs for Prez, gets better than 2% in the polls," veteran Republican strategist Liz Mair tweeted.GOP operative Brendan Buck, who helped Mitt Romney's presidential campaign, tweeted...
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Confederate heritage group loses its Southern influence

...instant, the images of Dylann Storm Roof posing with rebel battle flags changed this dynamic, said Chip Lake, a Republican strategist in Georgia."It's not fair to brand all persons who support flying the Confederate flag as racist. But it's...
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GOP, Dems try to repackage arguments for the new year

...conservatives forced a partial government closure with their failed attempt to defund Obama's health care overhaul.Republican strategist Chip Lake in Georgia called the fall GOP gambit "a defining moment in our party" that set the stage for the...
Debates a shot at finding that 'defining moment'

...O'Donnell, who no longer works for the campaignThe big moments don't have to be bad, after all.It was Republican strategist Lee Atwater who promoted the idea of a moment that defines a candidate's character. He saw a positive one when...
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Politics, vote counting always go hand-in-ballot

...were more likely to be disqualified in counties carried by Al Gore. This was no accident, the Times found. Republican strategists used all their influence to ensure that overseas votes were counted by lenient standards in counties that were...
Republicans looking for the anti-Romney

...broad popularity and plenty of money. But Republican strategists warn that because of "RomneyCare" and other...nation. That process of elimination has led Republican strategists to begin focusing on two politicians who, though...


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