Unquiet on the Western Front

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There is trouble for Republicans in Texas — in November and beyond.

NRPLUS MEMBER ARTICLE J oe Biden has opened up a western front in the 2020 campaign, buying advertising in Texas, where some polls have him leading Trump and others have him within a few points of the president. The current range is from Trump +2 to Biden +5.

Texas has been a tease for Democrats in presidential elections since it went Republican in the 1990s. (The last Democratic presidential candidate to win Texas was Jimmy Carter in 1976, but the state remained heavily Democratic throughout the 1980s and into the 1990s.) Democratic strategists warn donors and activists against the siren call of the Lone Star

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