| by Ronald Brownstein

Nicholas Jacobs, a visiting assistant professor of government, was quoted in the CNN article “Who Wins the Senate? Watch the Presidential Race.” Jacobs commented on Susan Collins’s ability to draw more crossover support than other candidates, but “I think she thought she would be getting more,” Jacobs said. “She thought she would be able to thread that needle and find that place between turning off the Republican base in Maine and then being able to shift to the general electorate and then win over that moderate voter she’s successfully won over in every reelection.” 

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