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Donald Trump and the return of the Gipper

12 November 2016

7:26 AM

12 November 2016

7:26 AM

Ronald Reagan Turns 92In 1984, the GOP experienced the single greatest presidential electoral result with 525 electoral votes and 49 states voting for Ronald Regan’s second term. Despite an enormous presidential endorsement, one unlikely to be seen again, the same support was not translated to Congress. In terms of governance success and ability to legislate Trump’s 2016 306 electoral college win whilst retaining Senate and House majorities is arguably a bigger win for the GOP.

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