Urban Strategies as the GOP Looks Ahead

Urban Strategies as the GOP Looks Ahead

After its 2012 election defeat, the Republican party is engaging in some serious soul-searching. We explore what may come next for the party.

After its 2012 presidential election defeat, the Republican party is engaging in some serious soul-searching. Some say the GOP needs to look back at the legacy of figures like Rep. Jack Kemp, who crossed party lines and focused on poverty, housing and immigration reform. Others say the party needs to shift its focus to the future, as urban areas -- which often lean Democratic -- become increasingly important in political strategy. We explore what may come next for the party.

Guests

Jill Homan

Republican National Committeewoman for DC

Jimmy Kemp

President, Jack Kemp Foundation

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