Congress: Seeking a Coalition

One Republican with some firm ideas on how to make the G.O.P. more attractive to more voters is Michigan Congressman Gerald R. Ford. Writing in FORTUNE for January, Ford has some solid advice for his Republican colleagues in the Congress.

"We must come forward on a planned and thoughtful basis with attractive, workable alternatives to Administration proposals," Ford insists. "Our aim should be an affirmative and specific Republican legislative program for the 89th Congress, produced as early as possible in the session. We must stake out our positions independently of any preplanning with the Southern Democratic leadership so as to...

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