In North Carolina, Democrats Dodge the Culture Wars

A Democratic upset on Trump’s turf would be a setback for Republican attempts to paint all Democrats as socialists—and an ominous sign for GOP prospects in 2020.

North Carolina state Sen. Dan Bishop, the Republican candidate for the 9th District House seat, beside a cutout of Democratic challenger Dan McCready outside McCready's campaign headquarters in Charlotte, N.C. on May 15
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