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A week of town halls puts the opposition to Trump on center stage

A week of town halls puts the opposition to Trump on center stage

President Trump has dominated the news for months — a mixed blessing for him, albeit a spotlight he craves — but this week his opponents seized much of the attention.

With Congress in recess and members back home meeting constituents, town halls around the country became the focus of anti-Trump protests,  as Mark Barabak wrote.

The question now is whether Democrats can build on that fervor, much of which was generated outside the traditional party structure.

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