Playing Defense

Donald Trump’s Abortion Stumble Resurrects Powerful Wedge Issue

The Republican front-runner's critics in the party say he has handed Democrats a weapon.

Donald Trump Bashed From Left and Right Over Abortion

Donald Trump disavowed his own call on Wednesday for “some form of punishment” for women who choose to have an abortion if it is outlawed. But Republicans skeptical of their presidential front-runner say his fleeting remark handed Democrats a powerful wedge issue that has proved difficult to exploit in the past.

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