The State of the GOP

Wednesday, April 25, 2012

Mitt Romney celebrates primary wins in Vermont, Virginia, Ohio and Massachuestts. (EMMANUEL DUNAND/AFP/Getty Image)

Five Republican primaries, no real surprises: Mitt Romney sweeps the night and is now looking ahead to the general election. Anna Sale, reporter for our co-producer WNYC's politics website It's A Free Country, takes a step back to discusses Newt Gingrich and the continuation of this seemingly finished race. Steffen Schmidt, It's A Free Country contributor and professor of political science at Iowa State University, looks forwards and considers Romney's fight for the hearts and minds of the GOP base.

Guests:

Anna Sale and Steffen Schmidt

Produced by:

Marc Kilstein

Comments [1]

D.L.Mc

Romney has had trouble winning over the base because of his refusal to move to the right. What positions has he moved right on??

Apr. 25 2012 07:41 AM

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