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November 12, 2014

Ted Cruz Vs. Rand Paul: What Should The GOP Do Now? [PODCAST]

Should the GOP try and repeal Obamacare, knowing that the president is just going to veto it anyway? Or should they focus on smaller battles they can actually win? 

Prominent Republicans are bickering over whether the new Republican majority in the Senate should attempt to pass a full repeal of Obamacare, despite the threat of an inevitable presidential veto. Senator Ted Cruz declared his intent to go for a full repeal, while Senators Mitch McConnell and Rand Paul of Kentucky are trying to focus on more substantive measures that actually have a chance at passing.

So what should the Republicans do now that they have a chance to enact a legislative agenda? This episode of the Freedom Report focuses on the struggle in the GOP over where the party should focus their agenda in the next two years. We look at a column by George Will, who writes on a small series of bullet pointed items that he believes would help Republicans push back the progressive agenda, while showing to the American people that they are fit to govern in 2016. 

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