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Nunn memo reveals strategy, weaknesses

The guts of Democrat Michelle Nunn's U.S. Senate campaign were laid bare Monday in leaked internal memos, providing an unusually frank window into her strategy, strengths and vulnerabilities.

The 144-page collection of memos, obtained by the National Review, offers a snapshot of the Nunn campaign as of December, seeking to "enforce message discipline" and school the first-time candidate on policy.

The document also depicts in clinical terms the campaign's need to reach out to core Democratic groups. Black residents are depicted as "validators, volunteers and voters;" Jews offer a "tremendous financial opportunity."

It also describes potential liabilities, including possible attacks on the role Points of Light, the nonprofit she led, had in the flow of money to Islamic groups opponents would cite as "terrorists."

Read more: http://www.myajc.com/news/news/state-regional-govt-politics/nunn-memo-reveals-strategy-weaknesses/ngp5r/#e85873e1.257099.735444

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