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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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  • Carl Leubsdorf: JFK award illustrates Bush 41's political courage

    Former President George H.W. Bush doesn't play aerobic golf anymore. And he presumably won't be jumping out of any planes for his 90th birthday in June. The aging process has finally caught up with the transplanted Texan who parachuted to mark both No....
  • California's lopsided politics yield little election intrigue

    SACRAMENTO — It has come to this: California politics have become so one-sided that the only half-way intriguing statewide races this spring are for two largely ministerial jobs. One is secretary of state. The other is state controller. Both...
  • Sen. Rand Paul says lack of experience not always bad

    Sen. Rand Paul says lack of experience not always bad
    First-term Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul, a potential 2016 Republican presidential candidate, said Tuesday that lack of experience can sometimes be a good thing for people seeking top offices against “career politicians” who have become entrenched...
  • U.S. Senate race in Hawaii pits opposing wings of Democratic Party

    HONOLULU — In primaries across the country — in Idaho, Kentucky, Mississippi and other states — Republicans are locked in a heart-and-soul battle between purists and pragmatists clashing over what it means to represent the party, its...
  • As Income Taxes Lag, GOP Attacks Malloy's $55 Rebate

    With state income tax collections lower than expected following the April 15 tax deadline, Senate Republican leader John McKinney called Wednesday for the governor to scrap his proposal for $55 tax rebates. McKinney cited statistics from the legislature'...
  • David Swerdlick: Cory Booker is an optimist, but can he break Senate gridlock?

    All along the way of Sen. Cory Booker's political rise, in one way or another he's been cast in and played the good-guy role. He rose to prominence as the upstart Newark, N.J., city councilman depicted in the documentary Street Fight. As Newark's mayor,...
  • Mitt Romney endorses Tony Strickland for Congress to help GOP

    Former Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney, taking a broadening role in efforts to help candidates of his party, on Wednesday endorsed former state legislator Tony Strickland, the Strickland campaign announced. The former state assemblyman and...
  • Let Senate vote on tuition bill for Dreamers

    Let Senate vote on tuition bill for Dreamers
    Hope remains that Florida lawmakers may yet pass a bill that would let the children of illegal immigrants pay in-state college tuition rates, but what's happening now in Tallahassee is an ugly mess. To its credit, the Florida House has passed a bill...
  • GOP's anti-Muslim talks lead to bad bills: My Word

    As one of the largest civil-rights organizations in the state, the Council on American-Islamic Relations has discovered a troubling pattern in Florida politics: Local Republican clubs, such as the Lake County Republicans, invite speakers from anti-...
  • Conservative group apologizes for post-Aurora photo in campaign ad

    The oeuvre of political advertising — and let’s, for a moment, let that affectation slide by — includes a number of reliable standbys. There is the homey and heart-warming family montage, intended to humanize a candidate; the...
  • Gov. McAuliffe's religion bill vetoes stand

    Gov. McAuliffe's religion bill vetoes stand
    RICHMOND - The General Assembly churned through its annual veto session Wednesday, thumbing its nose at Gov. Terry McAuliffe on a few issues but taking his suggestions for the most part and tweaking a long list of legislation. The still divisive issue...