A long-time Republican-party insider and close student of its past discusses how the party has changed over the years—for better and for worse —and where it may be headed.
The two-party system, undreamt of by the founders of the Republic, has been one of its basic shaping forces ever since their time
Gargantuan, gross, and cynical, the patrician boss Boies Penrose descended from aristocracy to dominate Pennsylvania Republican politics for thirty years
Maria Monk’s lurid “disclosures” and Samuel Morse’s dire warnings launched a crusade of bigotry that almost won the White House
While Bryan stumped up and down the land, McKinley let the voters come to his lawn in Canton—and they came