With the impeachment and exit of Donald Trump from the presidential stage, the Republican Party now faces a dilemma of how to define itself so that it can win back Congress and the White House. In new research Rosalyn Cooperman, Gregory Shufeldt, and Kimberly Conger find that GOP activists fit into two broad groups: Establishment Republicans who are more […]
Compared to Democrats, Republicans are more likely to disagree on whether their party should pursue policy goals or win elections at any cost.
Both the Republican and Democratic parties accommodate a multitude of views and approaches to campaigning. Some members want to advance specific policies, while others look to win elections at any cost. In new research, Kimberly H. Conger and coauthors look at how these purists and pragmatists are spread across both parties. They find that while Democratic convention delegates tended […]