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A collection of news and information related to Republican Party published by Tribune Company sources. (Photo GETTY IMAGES)
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  • Republicans seize control of U.S. Senate

    Republicans seize control of U.S. Senate
    Riding a surge of voter discontent, Republicans seized control of the Senate on Tuesday, giving the GOP full command of Congress and promising a contentious final two years of the Obama administration. After months of voter surveys suggested a close...
  • Speak Out

    Bob of Oak Forest states that legislators aligned with the "Democratic Chicago Machine" have "misused our money for decades." While true, he forgets that Republicans are also in the legislature and were happy to go along with the misuse of funds. If...
  • Walker's Wisconsin budget shows his conservative ideals

    Best known nationally for his struggle with unions, Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker is staking out conservative ground in broader ways as he prepares for a likely run for the Republican presidential nomination. These ways are stuffed into his recent budget...
  • Hillary Clinton faces a challenge in voters' trust

    DES MOINES, Iowa Hillary Clinton might have a problem with voters such as Linda Deitz. A registered Democrat and a hypnotist with her own small business in Des Moines, Deitz supported Bill Clinton and Barack Obama. But Hillary Clinton is a different...
  • McKinley raises $154k in campaign cash, gov question looms

    While considering a bid for governor, Republican U.S. Rep. David McKinley started the year by adding almost $154,000 to his federal campaign account. On Wednesday, McKinley and West Virginia's freshman Republican congressmen each posted six-figure...
  • Parties clash over wealth as House votes to kill estate tax

    WASHINGTON The U.S. House voted to repeal the 99-year-old U.S. estate tax amid a partisan clash over whether the government should break up concentrated wealth or make it easier to pass along assets to the next generation. The House passed the bill 240-...
  • How the Republicans must respond to Hillary Clinton

    How the Republicans must respond to Hillary Clinton
    Round one goes to Hillary. Mrs. Clinton's video announcing her candidacy hit all the buttons — jobs, fairness, education, gender and gay rights — necessary to hold together the 51 percent majority that re-elected President Obama. Republicans...
  • Homeland Security chief: Focus on morale hurts morale

    Homeland Security Department Secretary Jeh Johnson arrived on Capitol Hill Thursday with a message for lawmakers: Stop focusing on low morale at my agency — you're only making it worse. Johnson met with the chairman and top Democrat of a House...
  • Schumer: McConnell needs to learn to 'play ball'

    WASHINGTON Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell needs to learn to "play ball" with Democrats instead of trying to "roll" them, Charles E. Schumer, the heir apparent to Minority Leader Harry Reid, said Thursday in a hallway interview. Schumer called the...
  • Lottery Chief: Keno Players Tend To Be More Educated

    Lottery Chief: Keno Players Tend To Be More Educated
    Lawmakers clashed Wednesday over keno - the on-again, off-again gambling game that has been controversial at the legislature for years. The tax-writing finance committee conducted a public hearing on a measure to institute keno as a revenue raiser in...
  • Weatherford won't run for Senate in 2016

    Weatherford won't run for Senate in 2016
    Former state House Speaker Will Weatherford, R-Wesley Chapel, said Wednesday he will not run for U.S. Senate in 2016, pointing to his young family. "My wife and I have an agreement that I will not run for office while we still have children in diapers,'...