Sep 28, 2019 - Politics & Policy

Trump impeachment complicates governor campaigns for red state Democrats

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Red state Democrats running for governor in the south may soon have to answer to the inevitable impeachment inquiry led by their own party in the House, AP reports.

Why it matters: Impeachment could easily nationalize campaigns in Kentucky, Mississippi and Louisiana for Republicans, as red state Democrats try to stay under the radar, selling themselves to voters not by their party affiliation but on Trump-free issues.

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