Rep. Tim Huelskamp (KS-01), along with Rep. Raúl Labrador (ID-01), Rep. Jim Jordan (OH-04) and Rep. Steve King (IA-05), discussed the future of the GOP, as well as a host of policy issues they will face as members of the 113th Congress. The Heritage...
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Robert Lopez and Robert Simmons have very convincing arguments over at AT it can't just be about the "numbers." Lopez in particular slaps the Republican Party for ignoring social issues. Leftians and Democrats everywhere are telling Republicans to stay away from social issues if they want to wind elections. Now why would they say that if they want to keep beating the GOP? As Lopez puts it, if the GOP wants the coveted Latino vote and "break the 30% barrier in the Latino vote, dumping social conservatism might be a good way...to drop that share down to 15%." Americans are tired of having their souls shrivel up just a bit more simply by leaving their front door, or by simply turning on the TV. As Lopez puts it:
"Why did Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan lose?” Jonathan Weisman, a congressional reporter for the New York Times, posed this challenging, yet important question to Republican congressmen who took part in this month’s Conservations with Conservatives. Among the election results, the congress members also discussed the fiscal cliff, the lame duck session, immigration and Paul Ryan.
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