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Can Democrats Win When
Obama´s Not on the Ticket?

National Journal, by Josh Kraushaar

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Posted By:garnet, 5/14/2014 9:14:23 AM

By now, it´s accepted wisdom that Democrats perform better in presidential elections, when the electorate is more diverse and younger, while the GOP´s strength is in midterm elections, when their core voters are likelier to turn out. But it´s worth remembering that this is a recent phenomenon, thanks to the changing makeup of the Democratic Party under Barack Obama´s presidency—and there´s no guarantee it will continue unabated. It wasn´t the case in 2004, when George W. Bush effectively mobilized conservative voters to overcome growing public dissatisfaction toward his presidency. It wasn´t the case in 2006, when the Democratic Party capitalized on


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Doctor P, 5/14/2014 9:44:52 AM     (No. 9848082)

The way that many senators are avoiding him on their own election campaign, the better question seems to be

Can Democrats win when Obama is still there?

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