Karen Handel, left, and David Perdue participated in a debate of Republican candidates for Georgia's open U.S. Senate in  April.

Sunday Question for Conservatives

Jonathan Bernstein is a Bloomberg View columnist. He taught political science at the University of Texas at San Antonio and DePauw University and wrote A Plain Blog About Politics.
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We've just completed another round of contentious Senate primaries, with several incumbent Republicans getting serious scares -- though they all survived.

It seems likely that we'll see another crop of these challenges in 2016. What should the next set of challengers do differently? What should institutionalized conservatives do differently? What would you like to see happen to make this process as helpful as possible for advancing a conservative agenda?

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