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The impeachment trial of former president Donald Trump has left a political civil war behind in the Republican Party. Delmarva Public Media's Don Rush talked with Salisbury University political science professor Michael O'Loughlin about the implications for the future of the GOP. (Part 1)

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With the wrap up of the House managers presentation at the second impeachment trial of former President Donald Trump, today marks beginning of his defense before the Senate. Delmarva Public Media's Don Rush talked with Salisbury University political science professor Michael O'Loughlin about the implications of the trial for the GOP and the former president. (Part 2)

Former Republican Muir Boda On GOP (Part 1)

Feb 1, 2021
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The Republican Party has found itself in disarray as it grapples with the post-Trump presidency. Delmarva Public Media's Don Rush talked with Salisbury Council Vice President Muir Boda who quit the GOP and has returned to the Libertarian Party. As he contemplates a run against Republican Congressman Andy Harris we talked about what has happed to the GOP. (Part 1)

Wayne Gilchrest on Capitol Hill Takeover

Jan 8, 2021
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The takeover of the Capitol Building and the subsequent certification of Joe Biden as the next president has produced turmoil within the Republican Party as Trump administration officials resign over the clash. Delmarva Public Media's Don Rush talked with former Eastern Shore Republican congressman Wayne Gilchrest about what has happened to his old party.

Delmarva Today 10-16-20 Lincoln & The GOP

Oct 16, 2020
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Abraham Lincoln's presidency freed the slaves and ushered in a new political party. Host Don Rush talks with David S. Reynolds, author of a new biography "Abe: Abraham Lincoln in his Times," to explore the character of the man who changed America. Then, he continues the conversation with Salisbury University Political Science professor Michael O'Loughlin to look at what has become of the modern Republican Party since Goldwater.