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Election Results Disappoint RRepub

The Republican Party is at a crossroads, and the road map out is a little fuzzy. Two days after President Barack Obama's re-election, Kootenai Country Reagan Republican President Jeff Ward addressed his political group about what Tuesday's results mean for the GOP, and what the party needs to do to ensure Republicans can earn the Oval Office again. The results, though, took a toll on the local political group, a fact Ward didn't try and hide. "I hope everyone has recovered from the election," Ward told the members gathered for their meeting at Fedora Pub and Grille. "It took me a while. I laid around all day yesterday." "It did not go completely the way I wanted it," he added. "And I suspect you share that opinion." To fix it, the national party needs to improve on several fronts/Tom Hasslinger, Coeur d'Alene Press. More here.

Question: How can the Republican Party position itself to regain the White House in 2016?

D.F. Oliveria
D.F. (Dave) Oliveria joined The Spokesman-Review in 1984. He currently is a columnist and compiles the Huckleberries Online blog and writes about North Idaho in his Huckleberries column.

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