Ronald Reagan once said conservatism was like a three-legged stool, combining economic, foreign policy, and social conservatives. But with the rise of the tea party and libertarian elements in the Republican Party, does this stool still exist?
A panel of opinion leaders will discuss the future of American conservatism: To attract voters in changing times, some politicians and political analysts say that the Republican Party should put less emphasis on social issues. But others say that Republicans have lost recent national and statewide contests because they have not stuck to a set of conservative principles. Can the Republican Party fuse these differing views?
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