Should the G.O.P. Cling to Lies About a Stolen Election?

In Pennsylvania, a candidate falsely claiming election fraud in 2020 prevailed in a crowded Republican primary for governor. But in Georgia, two incumbents — the governor and the secretary of state — beat back challenges from “stop the steal” opponents.

Is re-litigating the 2020 election a vote winner for Republicans? Or is it increasingly becoming a losing issue?

Guest: Reid J. Epstein, a politics reporter for The New York Times who covers campaigns and elections.

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