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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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  • Hogan's fringe flank

    Hogan's fringe flank
    This week the New York Times held up Gov.-elect Larry Hogan as an exemplar of Republicans turning away from the ideologically-driven tea party politics of 2010 and toward pragmatism. The Times identified a new breed of governors in that mold, not just...
  • Rubio seizes Senate role to hike national profile

    Sen. Marco Rubio, momentarily overshadowed by his friend and fellow Floridian Jeb Bush, is settling into a leadership role in the new Republican-run Senate, aiming to regain the luster of his once-rising star. While former Gov. Bush is raising money and...
  • House Republicans target child immigrants in tea party nod

    WASHINGTON House Republicans are broadening their move to block President Barack Obama's immigration orders to also remove protection for immigrants brought to the U.S. illegally as children, a nod to tea party-aligned lawmakers that has little chance...
  • Don't despair on political prospects for 2015 -- yet!

    "As a Democrat, you must be so depressed starting off this new year with Republicans in control of both houses of Congress." With those words, legendary San Francisco talk show host Ronn Owens greeted me when I sat down for an interview this week during...
  • Key Republican senators will join Obama in Tennessee

    When President Obama travels to Tennessee on Friday, Air Force One will be carrying some unusual cargo: Republicans. Obama began a three-state tour this week by highlighting areas where he intends to keep going it alone despite new Republican majorities...
  • Obama and new Senate leader McConnell waste no time setting up showdowns

    Not wasting any time, new Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and President Barack Obama are setting course for showdowns over health care, a big oil pipeline, immigration policy and financing of the agency that tries to protect the U.S. from...
  • The invisible 2016 primary...revealed

    This early stretch of presidential campaigns used to be known as the invisible primary. The action — would-be candidates drawing up strategies, courting donors and recruiting aides — occurred beyond the sight of ordinary voters. Only it's not...
  • Boehner survives rebellion by GOP conservatives

    WASHINGTON The Republican-controlled 114th Congress was sworn in Tuesday with John Boehner surviving a challenge to his speakership from dissatisfied lawmakers from his own party. While the first day of the new Congress was a celebratory occasion for...
  • Boehner reelected as Speaker, but control over GOP majority precarious

    John A. Boehner secured a third term as House Speaker on Tuesday, overcoming a brazen revolt by GOP conservatives to oust him but renewing questions about his hold over the chamber’s often rambunctious majority. A total of 24 rank-and-file...
  • Conservatives better suited to Congress

    Conservatives better suited to Congress
    The conventional wisdom is that if national Republicans continue to promote policies and politics that appeal mostly to older, white, married and religious voters in a country that is becoming younger, more diverse, less married and more secular, the...
  • New Congress convenes with Republicans holding majority in House and Senate

    New Congress convenes with Republicans holding majority in House and Senate. A new Congress has convened with Republicans ready to take charge of the House and Senate. Kentucky Sen. Mitch McConnell was poised to become the new Senate majority leader. In...