NEW YORK (AP) — Vulnerable Democrats from Nevada to New Hampshire are promising to make abortion a centerpiece of their political strategy heading into the midterm elections.
They're betting that focusing on the divisive issue can beat back a red wave and preserve their delicate majorities in Congress. But it may not be so easy.
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Democrats have been sounding the alarm for years on abortion rights.
Now, as the Supreme Court's conservative majority signals a willingness to weaken or reverse the landmark Roe v. Wade precedent, Democrats insist they can convince voters that the threat to women's health is real in a way it wasn't before.
And some Republicans are concerned.