When Did The Party Of Reagan End? (FiveThirtyEight)


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    When Did The Party Of Reagan End? – By Galen Druke (FiveThirtyEight) / Nov 21, 2022

    In the popular understanding of American history, President Ronald Reagan’s tenure in office marked the beginning of a new era for the Republican Party and American politics. His presidency served as a blueprint for subsequent GOP politicians and even helped inspire a tack to the center amongst the New Democrats.

    But in “Partisans: The Conservative Revolutionaries Who Remade American Politics In The 1990s,” historian Nicole Hemmer argues that Reagan’s presidency is better understood as the end of a political era in the GOP.

    In this installment of the FiveThirtyEight Politics podcast, Galen Druke talks to Hemmer about her new book and her study of post-Reagan GOP figures like Pat Buchanan, Newt Gingrich and Rush Limbaugh.

    CONTINUE > https://fivethirtyeight.com/videos/when-did-the-party-of-reagan-end/

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