How the Republican Party went from Lincoln to Trump
- Published on: 7/20/2016
- It wasn't always this way for the Republican Party.
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Today’s Republican Party opposes big government. It’s culturally conservative. Its demographic support is strongest among white voters, and it usually dominates elections in the South. And its 2016 presidential nominee has been heavily criticized for inciting racial tensions.
But things weren’t always this way.
Over the past 160 or so years, the party has undergone a remarkable transformation from the party of Abraham Lincoln… to the party of Donald Trump.
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