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(Leah Millis/Reuters) August 10 at 9:22 AM Email the author. Here’s a big reason the stakes this fall are so high. A Democratic takeover of the House could help curb the outsize influence that the worldview of President Trump’s base — or, at least, the fabled picture of this worldview that is often depicted in the media, and also appears to exist in the mind of Trump himself — has in shaping policy on so many fronts, something that is already having deeply destructive consequences that could get a lot worse. Two important new pieces help illustrate the nature of this predicament and why there may be a way out of it: This one by Nate Cohn digging into the nuances of the Trump electorate and... Full story

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