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GOP at an anxious crossroads: Who are the Republicans of the future?
GOP at an anxious crossroads: Who are the Republicans of the future?

Democrats have their problems: a lame-duck president whose popularity has slumped,  just about zero chance of winning back the House, and a better-than-fair shot at losing the Senate as well. But Republicans were facing multiple sources of tension, in California and nationally, as they met this weekend at the state GOP’s convention in Los Angeles. There was the overall split in the party between the strategies that have won success in midterm elections — satisfying the older, whiter, more religious party base — against the angles that the party must play to win presidential contests: to wit, broadening its reach to younger, more female and fewer white voters. ...

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