“Dold has said forthrightly and repeatedly that he would not support Trump and would likely write in a candidate for president in November. He’s not alone”

CHICAGO TRIBUNE
How Democratic operatives exploit Trump’s defects in other Illinois races
Editorial Board
July 15, 2016

…Yes, Trump casts a long shadow. But the [Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee] ads are a stretch, especially in Dold’s case. Dold has said forthrightly and repeatedly that he would not support Trump and would likely write in a candidate for president in November. He’s not alone. The Cook Political Report found that incumbents in tight re-election campaigns are more likely to distance themselves from Trump than those in safe districts. Dold’s seat is among the most hotly contested nationwide…Guilt-by-association tactics are a tried-and-true campaign strategy. READ MORE

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