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The New Ideology of the Young Republican

By Chris Hoenig Photo by Andrew Aliferis Time is running out on the Republicans’ attempts to block the legalization of same-gender marriage (and pass laws legalizing LGBT discrimination) if the plan is to do it along party lines. In a sign of changing ideological views, 61 percent of young Republicans…

Racism & Bigotry: Will 'Wetback' Slur Derail GOP's Rebranding Efforts

Crushing defeats in last year’s election left Republicans aching to reposition their political platform, but continuing cultural-competency gaffesnamely, Alaska Congressman Don Young’s recent racial slursuggest that the GOP is far from improving its relevancy with an increasingly diverse American population. During a recent interview with KRBD radio, Young “accidentally” used…

100+ GOP Leaders, 200+ Corporations Support Same-Gender Marriage

Has the GOP finally changed its stance on gay marriage Not as a whole, but more than 100 Republican officials are voicing their support for same-gender-marriage rights. This week, they signed a brief seeking to persuade the Supreme Court to strike down Proposition 8, the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA)…