Republicans are increasingly concerned about the 2018 landscape after Democrat Conor Lamb appeared to pull off an unlikely win in Pennsylvania’s 18th Congressional District.
The race was officially still too close to call, but Lamb declared victory over Republican Rick Saccone.
It came in a district where President Donald Trump won by about 20 points in 2016.
“No suburban district is safe and every candidate better be ready for the most difficult cycle of their career,” one Republican strategist close to the race told Business Insider.
Republicans are panicked after Democrat Conor Lamb closed in on a victory over Republican Rick Saccone in a Pennsylvania congressional district that went for President Donald Trump by 20 points in 2016.
That Lamb could perform so well in a district that overwhelmingly supported Trump and had sent a Republican to Congress without much contention for the better part of two decades signaled major challenges for the party as it seeks to maintain its congressional majorities in this year’s midterm elections.
‘No suburban district is safe and every candidate better be ready for the most difficult cycle of their career’
“It’s really hard to see how anyone looks at the factors Republicans …read more
Source:: Businessinsider – Politics