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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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  • Obama finds his veto pen

    Obama finds his veto pen
    With the Republicans now in control of both houses of Congress, President Barack Obama has finally invoked his weapon of last resort against being run over by them, by vetoing the Keystone XL pipeline bill. After more than six years in office and having...
  • Boehner on the hot seat

    WASHINGTON -- One of this city's current mysteries is why Republican Speaker of the House John Boehner wants to hold onto the job. His roughly four years in the post have been a nonstop struggle not only with the Democrat in the Oval Office but also...
  • GOP's Jeb Bush working to reassert conservative credentials

    As Florida's governor, Jeb Bush was among the nation's most conservative state chief executives. He's quietly embarking on work to convince the right flank of the Republican Party that he would be that same kind of conservative in the White House....
  • Sen. Marco Rubio sees opportunity for redemption on the right

    OXON HILL, Md. They should love him. He has one of the most conservative voting records in the Senate. He talks forcefully about fighting "the Washington establishment's big-government vision for America," Obamacare and excessive spending. Yet Sen....
  • Former US Rep. Todd Akin: I'm not running in 2016

    Former U.S. Rep. Todd Akin is putting an end to the rumors: He will not make another run for the U.S. Senate in 2016. Akin's 2012 Senate bid was undermined when he remarked in a TV interview that women's bodies have ways of avoiding pregnancy from what...
  • Can Jeb Bush make it right with the right?

    WASHINGTON When he first ran for public office, Jeb Bush dubbed himself a "head-banging conservative." Now he's heading to a face-to-face meeting with conservatives, many of whom think he's anything but one of them, and who would pose the biggest...
  • In a bind, Republicans offer vote on Homeland Security bill

    A partial agency shutdown looming, Senate Republicans offered Tuesday to permit a vote on Homeland Security funding legislation stripped of immigration provisions backed by conservatives but strongly opposed by President Barack Obama and fellow Democrats....
  • Attendees to American Enterprise Institute's world forum revealed

    WASHINGTON Sandwiched between two defining conservative events CPCAC and the Iowa Ag Summit is a less publicized but crucial confab for Republican presidential hopefuls seeking support from well-heeled donors. Held at the remote, luxury Sea Island...
  • Newsmaker Q&A: Ben B. Long, executive director of the Lehigh County Republican Committee

    Newsmaker Q&A: Ben B. Long, executive director of the Lehigh County Republican Committee
    Ben B. Long, 21, of South Whitehall Township, recently was named executive director of the Lehigh County Republican Committee. The appointment came after Long, a DeSales University junior and 2012 graduate of Parkland High School, worked with the...
  • Analysis: How years of denials got Scott Walker in position to approve right-to-work

    WASHINGTON In Washington and New York, the middle of February has been covered as a slack, gaffe-ridden period for Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker. In Walker's home state, none of that's true he's actually en route to a triumph. The state's Republican-run...
  • Obama faces left-right opposition on trade, military force

    Reps. Barbara Lee and John Fleming are highly dubious at best about President Barack Obama's requests for enhanced powers to make trade deals and to deploy the U.S. military. And that's like oil and water mixing easily. Ideological chasms usually...