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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- Two G.O.P. primaries in Georgia exposed the limit of Donald J. Trump’s hold on his party’s base.
- But Doug Mastriano’s win in Pennsylvania has provoked dissension and anxiety among Republican strategists, donors and lobbyists.
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