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What does Roy Moore’s defeat mean for Ohio Republicans?

Danielle Vinson, Furman Department of Politics and International Affairs

The outcome of the special Senate race in Alabama has Republicans in a quandary about how much distance to keep between themselves and President Donald Trump. Speaking to reporters at The Columbus Dispatch, Furman University’s Danielle Vinson says conforming to the Trump model too closely may put Ohio Republicans’ future candidacy on shaky ground. The Politics and International Affairs professor says if she were “a Republican running in Ohio, I’m staying up at night getting ulcers trying to figure out, ‘What do I do?’ Because I don’t think you can fully embrace him.” Complimentary registration to The Columbus Dispatch is required to view the full article.

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