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What Happened In State Legislatures?

November 7, 2018 1:28 pm

Following the 2016 election, there was quite a bit of hand-wringing among Democrats about their state-level losses during Obama’s presidency. Heading into 2017, not only would Republicans control the presidency and Congress, not only would they be bolstered by a conservative majority on the Supreme Court, they also had full control — meaning the governorship and both houses of the legislature  — in the majority of states.

That changed on Tuesday night.

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