Support linked to ability to win, not ideology
Says U.S. Senate candidate Michelle Nunn was "handpicked" by President Barack Obama
Yes and no
"Forty years ago ... about half of congressional districts were genuinely competitive. Today, only about 10 percent of House races on Cook Political Report are listed as ‘toss-ups’ or ‘lean’ to one party."
Some voted for it -- and still lost.
Each U.S. House member who voted to overhaul Social Security in 1983 was re-elected.
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