Friday , January 15 2021

How did the democrats in 2016 Trump country?



There were states that broke the democratic hearts last time – and those where any political rebellion should begin.

So, how did the democrats in 2016 Trump country do? They won. And they lost. And both experiences are instructive for the party's future.

This year, The New York Times focused on seven states where the Democrats hope to escape the losses two years ago. Some have traditionally been blue areas such as Pennsylvania and Wisconsin. Some were clear, such as Texas and Tennessee. Read the beginning of the series here.

Here's a look at how the party did:

The reconstruction of the "blue wall" President Trump has violated will always begin here.

Read the story: Trump won Pennsylvania. Democrats want the state (and its voters) back.

The pair will be integrated into Congress by a few Pennsylvania women who won on Tuesday, including Madeleine Dean, Chrissy Houlahan and Mary Gay Scanlon in Suburban Philadelphia and Susan Wild in the Lehigh Valley.


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