Repub­li­can Sen­ate can­di­dates start to shift on key plank that has haunt­ed last two cycles

Repub­li­can can­di­dates run­ning in com­pet­i­tive Sen­ate races next year are shift­ing their stances on abor­tion by soft­en­ing their tone on a key issue that has been his­tor­i­cal­ly dom­i­nat­ed by Democ­rats as a win­ning issue in key elec­tions.
GOP can­di­dates in key swing states are attempt­ing to solid­i­fy their stances on abor­tion by artic­u­lat­ing clear guide­lines for sit­u­a­tions in which the pro­ce­dure should be legal or ille­gal, with oth­ers even going so far as to oppose a fed­er­al abor­tion ban out­right. The shift comes after Democ­rats seized mes­sag­ing on the issue dur­ing the 2022 midterm elec­tions, allow­ing the par­ty to per­form bet­ter than expect­ed in both the House and Sen­ate.
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Now, Repub­li­can lead­ers are press­ing their can­di­dates to take a uni­fied stance on the issue and address it head- …