Jan 26, 2017

Dems head to WV to practice speaking with Trump voters

Charlie Neibergall / AP

After a devastating 2016, Dems are focused on making a comeback in 2018, where they'll have 9 Senators up for reelection in Trump states. Their strategy? Learning to both talk and listen to Trump's fanbase — Hillary's downfall.

Democrats gathered in West Virginia for a series of workshops, according to a draft schedule Politico snagged. The event included:

  • "Discussion with Trump voters"
  • "Speaking to those who feel invisible to rural America"
  • "Listening to those who feel unheard"
  • "Rising America — They feel unheard too."

Before studying tactics for reaching out to rural America, they had a reception of wine, cheese and a history lesson on Harper's Ferry.

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