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Dems’ new plan for 2018: New candidates, more ambition

Democratic leaders say this week’s shock victories, headlined by gubernatorial candidate Ralph Northam’s attention-grabbing nine-point win in Virginia, are making them reconsider the 2018 midterm elections, convinced the party should grow more ambitious amid a backlash to President Donald Trump.

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Republicans suddenly fear disastrous 2018

For Republicans, Tuesday’s results across the country were a reminder that Democrats are capable of translating liberal anti-Trump energy into actual votes. It was evidence of the environmental perils that often await a president’s party in the midterm elections—especially when that president has historically low approval ratings.

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Obama says he would have beaten Trump

President Barack Obama said in an interview released Monday that he would have beaten Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump “if I had run again,” delivering an implicit criticism of Hillary Clinton’s campaign, which he said acted too cautiously out of a mistaken belief that victory was all but certain.

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