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Why the GOP can beat Obama


It is fashionable among conservative pundits and GOP operatives to bemoan the state of the Republican presidential primary race. But even without a Paul Ryan, Wis., or a New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie in the race, there is still a good shot at beating President Obama — the best shot at upsetting an incumbent president, I would argue, since 1992.

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Sarah Nelson
Sarah Nelson joined the Brainerd Dispatch in April 2010 and works as a online reporter, content editor and staff writer. She is a world traveler, accused idealist and California native now braving the winters of Central Minnesota. She believes in the power of human resolve and hopes to be part of something that makes history by bringing an end to injustice in the world. Sarah has worked as a criminal background researcher, high school civics teacher, grant writer, and contributing writer with — tackling every issue from global poverty to bio-degradable bicycles. Her favorite thing about living in Minnesota is July. Sarah left the Brainerd Dispatch in April 2014.
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