Commentary: For GOP?control, the party needs to win in Northeast
BOSTON -- "Where are our plans for a New Deal or a Great Society?" asked Edward W. Brooke, the legendary Massachusetts Republican.
It's not a question anyone in today's Republican Party would dare get caught even considering, but Brooke had the temerity to raise it in "The Challenge of Change," a book published in 1966, the year he became the first African-American elected to the United States Senate since Reconstruction.
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