WaPo’s Perry Bacon, Jr. writes about current mid-term campaigns, focusing on the differing strategies between Rand Paul and Jack Conway, who are running against each other in Kentucky for Jim Bunning’s Senate seat. David Winston provided some insight about Democrats campaigning on the small, local successes they’ve achieved due to their efforts:
David Winston, a Republican pollster, expressed doubts about such a strategy, saying Republicans tried it in 2006 and lost badly. That year, Democratic candidates across the country railed against President Bush and the Iraq war, while Republicans highlighted local issues.
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