Assessing The State Of The (Republican) Nation

Reporter Dan Balz

Dan Balz is a reporter with the Washington Post and the co-author of Storming the Gates: Protest Politics and the Republican Revival. Alex Wong/Getty Images hide caption

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Washington Post reporter Dan Balz sizes up the state of the Republican party — including how the GOP is preparing for 2012 and how it has been affected by recent sex scandals.

Balz has been with the Post since 1978. He is the co-author of Storming the Gates: Protest Politics and the Republican Revival as well as The Battle for America 2008: The Story of an Extraordinary Election, which will be published in Aug. 2009.

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