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Republican Party Moderates Are Front and Center

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Republican Party Moderates Are Front and Center

Republican Party Moderates Are Front and Center

Republican Party Moderates Are Front and Center

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NPR's Robert Siegel talks with several prominent moderates about their inclusion in the Republican Party. Senators Lincoln Chafee of Rhode Island and Mike Castle of Delaware, former Masachusetts Gov. William Weld and Jane Swift talk about the fight for social positions that differ form the conservative ones now dominating the party. They each look to 2008, with hope that a pro-choice Republican will be on the ticket.