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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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  • Amid WVa tax reform push, Murray blasts coal tax for layoffs

    The day after West Virginia Republican lawmakers started tax reform talks, coal giant Murray Energy laid off 214 miners with a clear message calling for lower state taxes to unearth coal. After last week's layoffs, Murray's subsidiary condemned the Obama...
  • Lawmaker renews efforts to require schools to teach cursive

    A longtime supporter of requiring Indiana schools to teach cursive writing is making her fifth attempt to restore the skill to Indiana's curriculum. Sen. Jean Leising, R-Oldenburg, added the measure to an education bill moving through the General...
  • Former Gloucester supervisor Teresa Altemus challenges incumbent Chris Hutson for GOP nomination

    Former Gloucester supervisor Teresa Altemus challenges incumbent Chris Hutson for GOP nomination
    GLOUCESTER — Six years after presiding over a political tumult that cost Gloucester County hundreds of thousands of dollars, led to a case heard by the state Supreme Court and ultimately prompted a change in state law to defend people's right to...
  • Corker, Cardin predict movement on Lynch nomination

    Corker, Cardin predict movement on Lynch nomination
    The long-stalled vote in the Senate on President Barack Obama's nominee for attorney general could take place this week, Sen. Ben Cardin said on Sunday. "There has been absolutely no reason about her qualifications that would prevent this nomination...
  • The Latest: Presidential contenders woo New Hampshire voters

    7 p.m. (EDT) On the question of what to do about Islamic State militants, hawks were heard the loudest at the New Hampshire forum drawing a multitude of Republican presidential hopefuls. Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker said in his keynote address Saturday...
  • Huckabee to share 2016 plans in Hope, Arkansas, on May 5

    Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee said Friday that he will tell supporters on May 5 in the hometown he shares with former President Bill Clinton whether or not he will seek the Republicans' presidential nomination. Huckabee, who unsuccessfully sought...
  • Rubio's American Dream comes with time-warp preconditions

    Marco Rubio is a political rock star among conservatives. The fan base is smitten by a lot of things — savvy stage presence, a story that resonates with the power of the American Dream, and a fresh young face among the usual GOP contenders not named...
  • Fiorina says she'd neutralize Clinton's gender arguments

    Carly Fiorina, the lone Republican woman eying the White House, wants to block Hillary Rodham Clinton from playing the "gender card" in the 2016 presidential race. But to do so, Fiorina is taking a page from the gender politics playbook herself. A...
  • Letters: Defends Mikulski; Crownsville property; Vietnam veterans

    Letters: Defends Mikulski; Crownsville property; Vietnam veterans
    Defends Mikulski Paul Rossi's short slam of retiring U.S. Sen. Barbara Mikulski (The Capital, April 5) takes on the mantle of the reactionary Republicanism of the John Birch Society as filtered by the moral and political ethos of today's tea party....
  • GOP White House hopefuls bicker over America's role in world

    GOP White House hopefuls bicker over America's role in world
    Rand Paul lashed out Saturday at military hawks in the Republican Party in a clash over foreign policy dividing the packed GOP presidential field. Paul, a first-term senator from Kentucky who favors a smaller U.S. footprint in the world, said that...
  • In New Hampshire, Republicans squabble over foreign policy, experience

    In New Hampshire, Republicans squabble over foreign policy, experience
    More than a dozen Republicans eyeing the White House gathered here to make their case to hundreds of party activists, drawing out areas of disagreement in the expansive field that will likely emerge as contentious fault lines in the 2016 nominating...