The Democratic Party Enters the Wilderness

Lisa Boothe, Washington Examiner
As Democrats hold their House leadership elections today, they are met with the stinging reality that they are now a party lost in the wilderness in search of an identity. The losses under President Obama have been brutal. In 2017, Republicans will hold the White House, the House, the Senate, a majority of governor’s seats, and the most state legislatures in history. In just one election cycle the concept that the Republican Party could not win national elections was turned on its head. President-elect Donald Trump won Rust Belt states that haven’t been in Republican hands since the time of…

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