The Republican Party’s rebranding problem: Rich guys

Consider this poll question: “When you think of people who are Republicans, what type of person comes to mind?” 31 percent picked words like “wealthy” and “business executive” while only 6 percent chose “working class” and its kindred.

By John Sides December 2, 2012

Where are the pro-market Republicans?

In recent years, an array of conservative elites has tried to persuade the GOP that Republicans need to be the party of markets, not the party of businesses. So far, they're not having much success.

By Ezra Klein September 21, 2012