Politics & Government

July 7, 2008 12:28 PM

Republicans would like to avoid platform fight, but can they?

Sen. Richard Burr is playing a central role in defining what today's Republican Party stands for. That could prove to be a more important challenge than usual for the co-chair of the GOP's convention platform committee. The party's most devoted conservatives and their more moderate leader, John McCain, are at odds on some key issues.

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