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From fringe to the forefront: an extremist takeover of the GOP
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From fringe to the forefront: an extremist takeover of the GOP

Navin Nayak writes about the MAGA takeover of the GOP and the stakes of the upcoming midterm elections.

Extremism isn’t unique to America; virtually every developed democratic country in the world has an extremist element or party that has metastasized over the past decade. However, the United States is relatively unique in this way: Extremists now lead one of just two major political parties in this country.

Over a decade ago, extremists were on the fringe of the Republican Party. Today, MAGA Republicans have taken over their party and are pushing an agenda that would dismantle America, stripping away rights and freedoms that have held core to the American identity for decades and even centuries.

The above excerpt was originally published in The Hill. Click here to read the full article.

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Navin Nayak

President and Executive Director, Center for American Progress Action Fund