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Ronald Brownstein Examines the Current Republican Presidential Campaign.

National Political correspondent for the Los Angeles Times, Ronald Brownstein. He has collaborated on a new book, Storming the Gates: Protest Politics and the Republican Revival (Little, Brown and Company, written with Dan Balz, national editor of the Washington Post). In the book they look at how the Republicans captured Congress, so shortly after the defeat of George Bush in the presidential election, and how the Republican party has changed dramatically in the last ten years.

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Other segments from the episode on February 5, 1996

Fresh Air with Terry Gross, February 5, 1996: Interview with Ronald Brownstein; Interview with Laurie Pepper; Review of the film "The Juror."

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