Commentary: It kinda seems like the Heitkamp campaign is panicking

A couple of things have happened which make me think that Senator Heidi Heitkamp's campaign is in full-on panic mode. For one thing the Democratic Senator gave an exclusive interview to Breitbart - yes, that Breitbart, a news outlet derided by He...
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A couple of things have happened which make me think that Senator Heidi Heitkamp’s campaign is in full-on panic mode.

For one thing the Democratic Senator gave an exclusive interview to Breitbart – yes, that Breitbart, a news outlet derided by Heitkamp’s political base as a digital den for white nationalists – in which she touted her supposedly long-time support for a border wall.

“I’ve always supported increased and enhanced border security along our southwest border with Mexico – including physical barriers, sensors, drones, and more resources at our ports of entry – and yes, wall funding as well. My votes clearly reflect a commitment to robust border security funding,” Heitkamp said.

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