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Resource ID: #18316
Subject: Elections
Source: National Journal
Date: 30-Jun


National Journals reports on strategy and tactics used by political parties in their searches for the right candidates to run for Congress. "Elbowing unwanted candidates out of a primary goes hand-in-hand with enticing reluctant, wanted contenders," the magazine reveals. The story sheds light on "the sag of the Democratic Party's touch-and-go courtship of a California state senator named Adam Shiff." The article features 17 inside tips on the do's and don'ts that can make or break a party's effort to capture or hold a congressional seat.

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