Republican Party

House Republicans Looking To Shape a Positive Identity

Want to be seen as the "alternative party" in midterm elections


CAMBRIDGE, Md. – House Republicans are at a turning point.

A majority of them, having spent five years in opposition to President Obama — inviting Democrats to tag them as obstructive — are now intent on shaping a positive identity as the "alternative party" for voters in November's midterm elections.

This is a significant shift and a big risk.