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After Benefiting From Voter Furor Over Economy, Conservatives Prioritize Divisive Social Agenda in States
Charles Monaco on December 2, 2010 - 11:47am
The morning after Election Day, conservative candidates across the country woke up to find themselves the beneficiaries of an historic national wave of voter anger over the state of the economy and record unemployment. Exit polls and other surveys unanimously showed that jobs and the economy were by far the primary issues on voters’ minds as they cast their ballots - while they simultaneously revealed no mandate for a conservative economic agenda that would hurt working families.
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