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The new party of Reagan

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 WASHINGTON — After he switched to the Republican Party in 1962, Ronald Reagan famously quipped: “I didn’t leave the Democratic Party. The party left me.” 

Now, the Republican Party is doing the same thing to him -- and Democrats are happy to take Reagan back. 

At Tuesday morning’s meeting of the House Democrats, Caucus Chairman John Larson rallied his colleagues for the day’s debt-limit debate by playing an audio recording of the 40th president. 

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Sarah Nelson
Sarah Nelson joined the Brainerd Dispatch in April 2010 and works as a online reporter, content editor and staff writer. She is a world traveler, accused idealist and California native now braving the winters of Central Minnesota. She believes in the power of human resolve and hopes to be part of something that makes history by bringing an end to injustice in the world. Sarah has worked as a criminal background researcher, high school civics teacher, grant writer, and contributing writer with Causecast.org — tackling every issue from global poverty to bio-degradable bicycles. Her favorite thing about living in Minnesota is July. Sarah left the Brainerd Dispatch in April 2014.
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