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Brannon: Local GOP Needs Unity

(County Clerk Jim Brannon, speaking to Precinct 52 Republicans) said there are a lot of groups within the party, but the party needs to focus on unification. “The enemy is not the country club Republicans, our enemy is not Bob Peterson (of Rally Right),” Brannon said. “Our enemy in our party is those beliefs we don't agree with. “When are we going to get over that?” he continued. “People want to blame this person in our party or that person in our party, and now we have two lunch meetings and I told (Handeen) what I thought about that.” Brannon said the point is the party needs to unify/Jeff Selle, Coeur d'Alene Press. More here.

Question: Why do you think the local GOP is so splintered?

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