Destination 270

SMU Students Analyze the 2012 Presidential Election

The GOP’s Reality Check

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The success of any political party is its ability to mobilize and engage voters. Unfortunately for the Republican party, it might have more trouble doing this. The New York Times reports the recent changes in Congress and what that means for the party:

“In the next Congress, women and minorities will hold a majority of the Democratic Party’s House seats  — white men, in other words, for the first time in history, will not make up a majority of a party’s delegation to the HouseEvery member of the House and Senate from New Hampshire will be a woman and the total number of female senators will jump from 15 to 20 in 2013.”
Read more here.

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