GOP lawmakers asking what crisis? Keep it local
House Republicans who shrug off the party’s sagging reputation are a growing frustration to GOP activists hoping to win presidential elections.
Freshman Rep. Ted Yoho of Florida can help explain the dilemma.
Mr. Yoho is among those House Republicans who focus intensely on small, conservative slices of voters. He pays much less attention to national campaigns. Mr. Yoho owes his House seat to 21,717 north-central Florida voters who helped him defeat 12-term incumbent Cliff Stearns last year. That’s about one-six-thousandth