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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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  • Kasich says money, ability to compete will drive GOP bid

    Ohio Gov. John Kasich says his ability to raise money and compete in the early primary states will guide his decision on whether to make a full run for the 2016 Republican presidential nomination. A taped interview with Kasich aired Sunday on CNN's...
  • US unveils 6-year-old report on NSA surveillance

    With debate gearing up over the coming expiration of the Patriot Act surveillance law, the Obama administration on Saturday unveiled a 6-year-old report examining the once-secret program to collect information on Americans' calls and emails. The Office...
  • Budget impasse, other issues remain on lawmakers' plate

    With a week left in its planned 60-day session, a Republican civil war over health care has stalled the Florida Legislature on its single most important job, completing a balanced state budget. The budget, tax cuts and education spending are mired in a...
  • Legislature extends session, transportation talks roll on

    With dueling proposals for the state's education and operating budgets topping the Legislature's agenda for its imminent special session, the likelihood of Republicans and Democrats finding consensus on a transportation package to address the state's...
  • Illinois GOP targets political hiring; Democrats wary

    Illinois Republicans have unveiled legislation backed by Gov. Bruce Rauner they say will clean up state hiring rules that allow a governor to hand out jobs to loyal lieutenants instead of hiring strictly on merit. The measure, sponsored by Sen. Karen...
  • Ex-state GOP chief Tom Del Beccaro launches Senate bid

    Ex-state GOP chief Tom Del Beccaro launches Senate bid
    Former state Republican chairman Tom Del Beccaro announced his candidacy for U.S. Senate on Sunday, ensuring a divided GOP field in next year’s contest to succeed Democrat Barbara Boxer. Del Beccaro, 53, is a Contra Costa County lawyer who...
  • As theater shooting trial opens, gun debate dwindles

    When a gunman opened fire inside a packed movie theater in July 2012, killing 12 and injuring 70, it did more than spread fear and heartbreak across the Denver suburbs. It helped revive the national debate over gun control. That argument gained intensity...
  • Secret meetings, threats, lawsuits — a Florida meltdown

    Secret meetings, threats, lawsuits — a Florida meltdown
    Tallahassee melted down last week. I know it's hard to tell in a town that suffers from daily dysfunction. But last week, absurdity went on steroids when Republicans realized that all their screaming about how they don't want no stinkin' federal money...
  • GOP's latest Benghazi-related inquiry could benefit Hillary Clinton

    GOP's latest Benghazi-related inquiry could benefit Hillary Clinton
    As Congress pursues its latest investigation of Hillary Rodham Clinton's missing emails and the role they may have played in the security lapses in the terrorist attack in Benghazi, Libya, not every Republican is delighted by the prospect of dragging...
  • Presidential contender Marco Rubio seeks support in Iowa

    He's offering himself as a new generation of leader, but Sen. Marco Rubio is still respecting an old presidential campaign tradition: courting caucus goers in the kickoff state of Iowa. The Florida Republican will be in Iowa this weekend on his first...
  • Georgia's new medical marijuana law inspires national effort

    WASHINGTON Even though Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal signed a law with much fanfare April 16 to allow medical patients to possess small amounts of cannabis oil, the Clark family still faces a conundrum. It remains a federal crime to bring the oil that 12-...