The first-term Baldwin, D-Madison, says she’s prepared to have the GOP target on her back. In a memo to supporters Monday, Baldwin campaign manager Scott Spector said she’s “in strong position” to win re-election....How will that work this time? The relationship between the GOP and President Trump is too tenuous to lay the usual foundation. With Trump, one might say both parties are out of power.
The Baldwin memo notes midterm elections historically favor the party out of power — which, in 2018, will be Democrats.
January 25, 2017
A problem with Democrats looking at 2018 and counting on the way the party out of power has, historically, lost ground.
I'm reading the Wisconsin State Journal's report on a memo Senator Tammy Baldwin just sent around to supporters: