How The Gop Could Brawl Itself Out Of PowerRichard S. Dunham
These should be glorious days for Capitol Hill Republicans. They just engineered a balanced-budget pact with a family tax credit and lower capital-gains rates. They've pushed President Clinton to reform the welfare system. And the public buys their less-government mantra. But victory has come at a cost: bloody infighting between center-right pragmatists willing to cut deals with Clinton and conservative purists bent on radical change. The warfare raises fresh doubts about the GOP's ability to keep its coalition intact.
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