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  Republicans pray for Bernie as Democratic nominee
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Last EditedPA Indy  May 07, 2019 07:53pm
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AuthorBurgess Everett
News DateWednesday, May 8, 2019 01:00:00 AM UTC0:0
DescriptionRepublicans like their chances of keeping the Senate in 2020. But there’s one thing they think would all but seal the deal: Bernie Sanders as the Democratic presidential nominee.

Some GOP incumbents are practically cheering him on, confident there’s no way a self-described democratic socialist could win a general election against President Donald Trump and that he’d drag other Democrats on the ballot with him.

“It would be good for us to have a nominee like that,” said Sen. Joni Ernst (R-Iowa), who is up for reelection next year and sounded downright giddy about the prospect of Sanders representing Democrats at the top of the ticket.
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