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Joanna Weiss

The new face of the GOP

Of course, it has begun: Speculation about the next Republican presidential nominee, followed closely by speculation about whether that candidate will be a minority. What better antidote, after all, to the TV shots of nearly all-white crowds at last summer’s GOP convention? What better buffer against the impending doom of the Census?

Here’s some good news for the GOP: The bench is deep, and it’s diverse, with rising stars that range from Marco Rubio to Susana Martinez, to the nation’s two Indian-American governors, Bobby Jindal and Nikki Haley.

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