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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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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Sen. Ted Cruz seeks role of 'disruptive app'; some colleagues would hit delete

    Sen. Ted Cruz seeks role of 'disruptive app'; some colleagues would hit delete
    On a gray wintry day outside the Capitol, Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) stood on the grassy East Lawn and denounced President Obama’s plan to temporarily defer deportation for millions of immigrants in the country illegally. Gathered to hear the senator...
  • Homeland Security Shutdown Averted

    WASHINGTON — Bordering on dysfunction, Congress passed a one-week bill late Friday night to avert a partial shutdown of the Homeland Security Department, as leaders in both political parties quelled a revolt by House conservatives furious that the...
  • Congress OKs 1-week bill to keep Homeland Security open

    Bordering on dysfunction, Congress passed a one-week bill late Friday night to avert a partial shutdown of the Homeland Security Department, as leaders in both political parties quelled a revolt by House conservatives furious that the measure left...
  • All 8 statewide Mississippi officials challenged in election

    Each of the eight statewide elected officials in Mississippi has at least one challenger this year, although some of the newcomers might run low-budget campaigns. Just before candidates' qualifying deadline Friday, a teacher who describes herself as...
  • Walker's comments on his foreign policy credentials draw Democratic criticism

    NATIONAL HARBOR, Md. An animated Scott Walker told a huge gathering of conservative activists here that his battle with protesters in Wisconsin shows he has the mettle to take on ISIS as commander-in-chief. "I want a commander-in-chief who will do...
  • 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....
  • 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...
  • 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...