Eye on the future: The top-20 emerging Republican leaders named

It’s the Republican Party, future version – minus political glitz, and with a focus on hard work.

GOPAC, the political action committee established in 1979 to groom future campaign heavyweights, is hosting an “Emerging Leaders Summit” in New York City through Wednesday. to herald the prowess of 20 state lawmakers and officials who are up to the challenge of a party at the crossroads.

Republican National Committee chairman Reince Priebus is there to cheer them on and offer a boot camp of sorts for the many obstacles faced by state legislators.

“There has never been a more critical time for the Republican Party to ensure we have prepared leaders who can move our party and nation forward,” says GOPAC Chairman Frank Donatelli.