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Political observers are waiting for the answer to the question of will he or won’t he. Will Trump campaign strategist Corey Lewandowski enter the GOP primary for the chance to challenge Democratic U.S. Sen. Jeanne Shaheen or will he stay on the sidelines? In truth, Lewandowski’s candidacy, should he choose to run, won’t necessarily improve Republicans’ chances of unseating Shaheen, but it would make this an expensive race that will garner plenty of national attention. There are two Republicans already running: retired Brigadier General Don Bolduc, and attorney and former Army Ranger Corky Messner; either would be less controversial than Lewandowski. Republicans’ first choice, Gov. Chris Sununu, took a pass on the race. While Shaheen represents a swing state where she served three two-year terms as Governor, she is not viewed as especially vulnerable. She won the Senate seat in 2008 when she defeated then-GOP incumbent John Sununu, 52 percent to 45 percent. She was re-elected in 2014, beating former Massachusetts U.S. Sen. Scott Brown, 52 percent to
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