After 22 Years of Budget Inflexibility, Can the GOP Re-embrace Compromise?

The standoff between President Obama and congressional Republicans over the fiscal cliff could provide the bookend to an era in the GOP that began with another budget negotiation 22 years ago. Many of the defining aspects of the modern Republican Party were set during the 1990 budget collision between President George H.W. Bush and Democratic congressional leaders. [cont.]

Ron Brownstein, National Journal