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Washington Post: NY-23 and the blame game

by Lisa Mathias

Ben Pershing writes about the divergent views within the GOP on why Conservative candidate Doug Hoffman lost the NY-23 Congressional race against Democrat Bill Owens. The Winston Group’s David Winston weighed in on how clashes between the base and moderates can affect off-year elections:

“This is not a simplistic problem,” said Republican pollster David Winston. “You watched Democrats go through this after the 1994 election. It’s the constant tension within any political party.”

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