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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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Top Republican Party Articles

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  • 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...
  • 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....
  • The silent majority strikes again

    Suppose you are a voter who is progressive on most social issues, fiscally conservative and middle-of-the-road on foreign policy, neither hawk nor dove. In an election you are presented with a choice between one candidate who is conservative on all...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Nebraska lawmakers begin debate on winner-take-all system

    Republicans in Nebraska — one of just two states that allow their electoral votes for president to be split — want to reinstate a winner-take-all system, but Democratic lawmakers argued Monday that such a change would remove any incentive...
  • Tax increases much-regretted necessity for Republican governors

    WASHINGTON Republican governors meeting in Washington this weekend said financial conditions in their states have deteriorated so much that they must raise taxes, even if it means crossing their own party. In the face of a historical antipathy deepened...
  • Rubio is on the comeback trail in nascent presidential campaign

    WASHINGTON Marco Rubio is hot again. The junior senator from Florida is in the midst of a comeback, helped by a stand against easing relations with Cuba, some savvy campaigning in Iowa and a meeting that impressed wealthy donors. He still faces a...
  • Homeland Security runs out of money this week unless Congress acts

    WASHINGTON Congress will return to work Monday with only four days left to pass a Department of Homeland Security funding bill and avert a partial agency shutdown and the furlough of about 30,000 federal employees. Most of the department's employees...
  • In early White House maneuvering, Paul avoids predictability

    Rand Paul wasn't a conventional Republican when he won a U.S. Senate seat in Kentucky, and he's not mapping out a predictable strategy as he ponders a 2016 bid for the White House. Paul confirmed Friday that he will announce his intentions in April or...