A rash of Rs in New England

It wasn't long ago that we were told that New England was gone for the GOP.  I remember a Democrat friend showing me a regional map that was blue all around.  He pretty much told me that it was over the GOP except in the South. Well, something is happening in New England, and it's red, not blue, as Salena Zito just wrote: Last November, while most of the country was either cheering Donald Trump's presidential win or making an appointment with their therapist about how to cope with the results, New Englanders in four out of the region's six "blue" states – Vermont, New Hampshire, Massachusetts and Maine – woke up the next morning with four Republican governors. Three of those governorships flipped from blue to red. It was a trend that the Northeast had not seen for a generation, but it received little national attention. (Connecticut and Rhode Island hold their governorship elections in 2018.) If the reverse...(Read Full Post)