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There is only one thing on the mind of Reince Priebus, chairman of the Republican National Committee, and that is to make the GOP a party that competes properly for the White House.

Amid his second presidential election, Priebus knows the RNC needs regularly to achieve something that fell increasingly into doubt as Democrats won four of the past five presidential elections — win at the highest level.

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The stakes in November 2016 are higher than ever, and Priebus says the party will be "cooked" if it loses to a Democrat for a third straight cycle.

In a wide-ranging interview with the Washington Examiner, the RNC chairman talked about debates, the nomination battle, the RNC's relative strength against the Democratic National Committee, the turmoil in the House of Representatives and Donald Trump.

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