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on May 11, 2017 in World News

Democrats Pitch Local Election as Referendum on Trump. Then Their Guy Lost. By a Lot.

by: Joseph Curl Democrats said the mayor’s election in Omaha was a referendum on President Trump. Then their guy lost. With the nonstop anti-Trump flow on the mainstream media, Democrat Heath Mello thought he could tap into that during his run. He even got the backing of Democratic darling Sen. Bernie Sanders (and the city itself went for Hillary Clinton in 2016, making it home turf for a Democrats). But Mello lost on Tuesday to incumbent Republican Jean Stothert, who defeated the 37 year old 53 percent to 47 percent. It’s the third time the Democrats have pitched an election as...

by: Joseph Curl Democrats said the mayor’s election in Omaha was a referendum on President Trump. Then their guy lost. With the nonstop anti-Trump flow on the mainstream media, Democrat Heath Mello thought he could tap into that during...

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