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Topic - Helen Van Etten
Prominent Republicans see no evidence that their party's electoral successes have advanced the cause of limited government and moral governance.
Desperate to reverse a quarter-century death spiral with minority voters and restore the grass-roots decision-making that many here feel Mitt Romney undermined in 2012, Republican National Committee members will take on both issues at their spring meeting here this week.
The problem, she said from her Topeka office, is not one of action versus inaction, but that "Republicans [are] being asked to compromise.
She said these conservatives are willing to risk losing legislative battles — and even their own re-election races — to mount high-profile challenges to what they see as big-government advocacy from the national news and entertainment media.