Abortion was a winning issue for Democrats this election?

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Abortion was a winning issue for Democrats this election?
Mon, 11-15-2010 - 8:39am

Do you think the word is finally getting out there?

Abortion was winning issue for Democrats in 2010

Read more: http://www.politico.com/news/stories/1110/45069.html#ixzz15MGUYomK

While almost nothing went right for Democratic candidates this fall, one issue turned out to be a winner in some of the closest Senate races in the nation: abortion.

By branding Republican challengers as outside the cultural mainstream on the issue, Democrats managed to hold on to at least a slice of the political center by courting and winning over moderate women in a handful of key states.