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@jwpetersNYT — 36,392 followers, 3,385 tweets

Jul 20, 2017

When OJ Simpson was acquitted Oct. 3, 1995, neither Fox News nor MSNBC existed. And people thought there was too much coverage then.

Jul 20, 2017

Trump likes to talk up his electoral margins. But senators have their metric: How many votes they beat Trump by.  https://mobile.nytimes.com/2017/07/20/us/trump-republicans-obamacare.html?referer=https://t.co/0HVgzsvvMH?amp=1 

Jul 19, 2017

@B_M_Finnigan Interesting. But the problem this time seems different. Base will need firing up after the party hung them out to dry on Obamacare

Jul 19, 2017

@B_M_Finnigan The Alabama race is a totally unique set of circumstances. Has v little to do with Obamacare.

Jul 19, 2017

@philipaklein Probably a much bigger deal in the House. Senate races are already so favorable for Repubs. But bigger problem will be from demoralization.

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