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Is Trump's constant campaign helping his party? It depends where you look

ESTERO, Fla. - At President Donald Trump's rally in Florida on Wednesday night, the state's Republican candidate for the Senate, Gov. Rick Scott, took the stage to thank the president for his help in recovering from a pair of hurricanes, avoiding Trump's more divisive actions.

Trump didn't take the hint, however, and in this heavily Latino state plowed ahead with an attack on his latest immigration target, the "crazy policy" of birthright citizenship, while Scott moved offstage. In contrast, the Republican running to succeed Scott as governor, Ron DeSantis, praised Trump and echoed the president's attacks against his Democratic opponent, Tallahassee Mayor Andrew Gillum, prompting chants of "Lock him up!"

Trump's latest foray into Florida, a large and culturally diverse state, underscored the complications

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