Tucson Festival of Books

Transforming the Republican Party


The Republican Party has moved away from many of its traditional ideals and priorities as Donald Trump’s power increases. What does it mean for this and future elections? These authors will look at how the former president, his followers and those who are neglecting the guardrails are influencing the shift.


Panelists
Jonathan Karl

Jonathan Karl is the chief Washington correspondent for ABC News and co-anchor of "This Week with George Stephanopoulos." Karl has covered every major beat in Washington, D.C., including the White House, Capitol Hill, the Pentagon and the State Department....

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Patrick Ruffini

Patrick Ruffini is a Republican pollster and one of the country’s leading experts on political targeting, technology and demography. He is a cofounder of Echelon Insights, a polling and analytics firm, and he has advanced the digital and data-driven transformation of American politics in numerous roles over nearly twenty years....

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Books:
Tired of Winning
Donald Trump and the End of the Grand Old Party
Jonathan Karl
Current Issues / Politics / Social Science
Penguin
November 2023
ISBN 9780593473986
336 pages
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Party of the People
Inside the Multiracial Populist Coalition Remaking the GOP
Patrick Ruffini
Current Issues / Politics / Social Science
Simon and Schuster
November 2023
ISBN 9781982198626
336 pages
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