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Why a Republican strategist thinks we’re in a new Gilded Age

Everywhere he looks, Republican strategist and lobbyist Bruce Mehlman sees “eerie” parallels between the Gilded Age and today. Stay tuned to the end of the episode to hear part of James' conversation with Mehlman on what those parallels are. Related link
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Everywhere he looks, Republican strategist and lobbyist Bruce Mehlman sees “eerie” parallels between the Gilded Age and today. Stay tuned to the end of the episode to hear part of James' conversation with Mehlman on what those parallels are.

About The Daily 202's Big Idea

Listen to Washington Post national political correspondent James Hohmann analyze the biggest political stories of the day. Available every weekday morning.