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GOP growing stronger, state by state

(Human Events) Hardly a week goes by that we don’t read about the Republican Party’s “political problems” in the news media, which insist the GOP has become widely unpopular with voters.

The Democrats, on the other hand, are portrayed as a unified party with rarely a disagreement among them. They are the dominant political force in the country by virtue of their victory in the 2012 presidential election, slight gains in the House and Senate, and, well, the people who need to be in charge of the nation’s government.

But a closer examination of the political lay of the land reveals the far different story of the GOP’s growing strength in recent state elections, its much broader structural base in our political system, and the expectation that Republicans will make House and Senate gains in the midterm elections in 2014.