More Voters Trust Republicans To Address Elevated Crime Rates : The NPR Politics Podcast Violent crime remains higher than it was pre-pandemic and Republican candidates are blanketing suburban airways with ads about the issue. It has led many Democratic candidates to tout their support for law enforcement and distance themselves from the push for policing reform that took shape after 2020's racial justice protests.

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More Voters Trust Republicans To Address Elevated Crime Rates

More Voters Trust Republicans To Address Elevated Crime Rates

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People hold New York Republican gubernatorial nominee Rep. Lee Zeldin campaign signs during a press conference at the entrance to the Rikers Island jail on October 24, 2022 in New York City. Michael M. Santiago/Getty Images hide caption

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People hold New York Republican gubernatorial nominee Rep. Lee Zeldin campaign signs during a press conference at the entrance to the Rikers Island jail on October 24, 2022 in New York City.

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Violent crime remains higher than it was pre-pandemic and Republican candidates are blanketing suburban airways with ads about the issue. It has led many Democratic candidates to tout their support for law enforcement and distance themselves from the push for policing reform that took shape after 2020's racial justice protests.

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