The Reagan Legacy

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Today's Republican party wants to purge any member who favors increasing taxes or the size of government, often in the name of Ronald Reagan.  But Reagan raised taxes big time, in Washington and Sacramento, and the bureaucracies were bigger after he served both as President and as Governor.  Could he win a Republican primary today?  On this day after Reagan's birthday, we’ll hear from the GOP, past and present. Also, Democrat Jane Harmon is resigning from Congress, and Texas has a bigger budget shortfall than California. On our rebroadcast of today's To the Point, continuing unrest in Egypt.

Banner image: President Reagan Sworn in for Second Term, 1985

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Host:
Warren Olney