In the first edition of The Next American Experiment, Shawn, Dean and I discuss whether the Republican Party needs to change its platform to stay relevant in the 21st Century.
- Historical comparisons to past elections
- The Hispanic vote in 2012, including a change among Cuban voters
- The effect of personality at the presidential level
- Who may emerge as a consensus-builder in Congress
- The need (or not) for 3rd parties
- The news to look out for in the coming week