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Counter-conference in Jackson Hole attempts to reignite issue

It appears the American public isn't nearly as comfortable sending unaccompanied minors back to Central America as the Republican party might hope.

Business groups want a more pro-business Republican Party. But getting one won't be a piece of cake.

The irony of the GOP right now is they're so scared that Obama is trying to destroy them that they're destroying themselves.

  • Ezra Klein
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  • Oct 18, 2013
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The American system of government requires compromise. And the tea party is making the GOP incapable of compromising.

  • Timothy B. Lee
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  • Oct 14, 2013
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The GOP's problems are far worse than the shutdown -- and harder to solve.

  • Ezra Klein
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  • Oct 11, 2013
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Here's what political science research tells us about the reasons Latinos shifted toward Obama in the 2012 election.

The Republican Party's incredible shrinking policy agenda.

  • Ezra Klein
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  • May 24, 2013
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For some South Carolina Republicans, the primary just wasn't far enough to the right.

  • Ezra Klein
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  • May 7, 2013
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Here's something unusual: Democrats, independents, and Republicans all agree about what's wrong with the Republican Party.

  • Ezra Klein
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  • Apr 1, 2013
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What’s striking about this debate is how detached it is from some simple facts about the 2012 election—facts that suggest that the Republican Party doesn’t need an overhaul.

Former Virginia governor Jim Gilmore argues that Republicans' focus on austerity and deficit reduction is the wrong message for the moment.

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.

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.

  • Ezra Klein
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  • Sep 21, 2012
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