ANALYSIS: Post-shutdown, pragmatism is in
By Ken Thomas
WASHINGTON (AP) — Electability and pragmatism won. Ideology and rigidity lost.
In Democratic-leaning New Jersey, voters gave Republican Chris Christie a second term and rewarded him for his bipartisan, get-it-done, inclusive pitch. In swing state Virginia, voters narrowly rejected Republican Ken Cuccinelli's uncompromising, conservative approach.
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