MSNBC's Nicolle Wallace: 'We may have misrepresented the ease with which Gillum is going to win'

MSNBC's Nicolle Wallace: 'We may have misrepresented the ease with which Gillum is going to win'
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MSNBC's Nicolle Wallace said the media "may have misrepresented the ease with which [Andrew] Gillum  is going to win," shortly before the Florida Democrat conceded in the governor's race.

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"Florida hasn’t had a democratic governor in a long time," said Wallace, a former communications director in former President George W. Bush's administration. "And we may have misrepresented the ease with which Gillum is going to win. It’s a really hard state.” 

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