Republicans Search For Female, Minority Candidates To Win Back Suburbs

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May 13, 2019 8:01 a.m.

House Republicans are aggressively recruiting female and minority candidates for the 2020 races, cognizant of the overwhelming white-maleness of their caucus.

According to the Associated Press, they are acutely worried about moderate suburbs, many of which swung decisively to the Democrats during the 2018 midterms.

Democrats are still reportedly having more success in attracting female candidates, despite the Republican effort.

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