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In every single Senate primary this year, the main talking point by Republicans trying to win their primaries has been that they "stand with Trump". One candidate in the Indiana Senate primary, Todd Rokita (R-IN), went so far that he ran an ad of himself donning a MAGA hat
Exit polls from the 2016 election show that of the voters who believe that trade with other countries takes away jobs from the U.S., a whopping 65% are in fact Republicans. This begs the question: How has the free-trading leadership of the Republican party been this far out of touch with its base?
Most people assume when looking at the red wave of 2010 that it marched deeply into Democrat territory and it took their seats. In reality, out of the 63 seats the Republicans gained that year- only 15 were in truly blue districts.
Once upon a time, former Senator Evan Bayh led by 26 points in an August 2016 poll, showing him with an almost insurmountable lead being that late in the election season.