Magazine November 25, 2019, Issue

The Week

(Roman Genn)

• When they said Katie Hill represented a swing district, we had no idea . . .

• Election Night was grim. Kentucky’s conservative governor, Matt Bevin, lost reelection, paying a price for seeking pension reform even as other Republicans in the state swept their races. Democrats carried both houses of the Virginia legislature, confirming the state’s drift into the blue — especially since the election took place less than a year after scandals hit the Democratic governor and lieutenant governor. What’s ominous for Republicans is that the realignment in Virginia appears to be part of a national turn by the

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