How Democrats Run in the Age of Austerity

How Democrats Run in the Age of Austerity

How Democrats Run in the Age of Austerity

Weigel
Reporting on Politics and Policy.
Aug. 29 2011 5:57 PM

How Democrats Run in the Age of Austerity

The brightest electoral dot on the map for Democrats this fall* will probably be Kentucky, where Gov. Steve Beshear is easily outpacing his Republican opponent. How's he doing it, considering unemployment is even higher there (9.6 percent) than it is nationally?

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*especially if Anthony Weiner's photo-ready genitals fluke them out of a New York congressional seat

David Weigel is a reporter for the Washington Post.