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Contraception? Gay Marriage? Abortion? GOP Holds Fire on Culture Wars Aims at Jobs, Economy

posted on June 5, 2012

Laurie Kellman writes that Republicans would like social issues to take a backseat to the economy as the presidential election approaches. She comments: “Republicans stung by the culture wars that dominated the nation’s political discourse this year are standing down on social issues.” The reason? “There is a growing sense among Republicans that … social issues generally are losers for the party at a time when the GOP is trying to appeal to swing voters.” 

Read at The Star Tribune