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One Karl Rove takeaway from Tuesday: "Speaking of the president: He riles up the opposition more than he energizes his side."  https://www.wsj.com/articles/what-the-gop-can-learn-from-losing-1521068308  via @WSJOpinion
Troubling words from @arthurbrooks: "What worries me most today...is that the competition of ideas is under attack. Many would rather shut down debate than participate in it."  https://www.wsj.com/articles/reflections-on-a-decade-of-leading-a-think-tank-1521055879  via @WSJOpinion
In PA-18, Conor Lamb "fused the populist economic policies of liberal Sen. Bernie Sanders with a social conservative agenda more typically aligned with Republican lawmakers."  https://www.wsj.com/articles/democrat-in-pennsylvania-race-declares-victory-1521034189  via @WSJ
For Democrats, most encouraging aspect of Conor Lamb's PA campaign may have been that he appears to have attracted Obama, Clinton AND Trump voters:  https://www.wsj.com/articles/democrat-in-pennsylvania-race-declares-victory-1521034189  via @WSJ
WSJ's look inside the awkward relationship between Tillerson and Trump: "The former chief executive found himself crossing a trio of staffers who hadn’t yet been born when he started his climb at Exxon in 1975."  https://www.wsj.com/articles/rex-eat-the-saladinside-the-awkward-relationship-between-rex-tillerson-and-donald-trump-1520961762  via @WSJ
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