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Mon, Nov 12, 2012 -- 9:00 AM

The Future of the GOP


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Spectators react to President Obama's projected re-election during Mitt Romney's campaign election night event in Boston.
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Spectators react to President Obama's projected re-election during Mitt Romney's campaign election night event in Boston.

Following President Obama's successful re-election despite the weak economy, political observers are asking what lies ahead for the GOP. Some within the party are questioning whether it needs to change its stance on immigration to realign itself with certain voters. Others disagree. We discuss the party's future.

Host: Scott Shafer

Guests:

  • Abel Maldonado, former lieutenant governor of California and former state senator (R) representing the 15th District
  • Bill Whalen, research fellow at the Hoover Institution
  • Bridget Melson, activist and founder of the Pleasanton Tea Party
  • Steve Grand, GOP media consultant and president of Wilson Grand Communications, a political strategy consulting firm which produced media for Karl Rove's American Crossroads

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