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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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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • A rare sighting: Republican presidential prospects come to California

    A rare sighting: Republican presidential prospects come to California
    California has stood as a bright-blue bulwark against conservative political surges for years now, blocking at its border a series of national Republican sweeps and giving President Obama historically huge victories. So it was with no little optimism...
  • Polls show emerging strength of Scott Walker with GOP's conservative base

    MILWAUKEE As the early presidential primary polls pile up, some patterns are emerging for Scott Walker. One, he's consistently placing in the top tier of GOP candidates in most states. Two, he is doing much better with conservative GOP voters than...
  • Big test for Senate's McConnell as Homeland Security funding set to lapse

    WASHINGTON Mitch McConnell of Kentucky will have his first big test as U.S. Senate majority leader next week as funding for the Department of Homeland Security is set to lapse Feb. 27, triggering a shutdown of some of the agency's operations unless...
  • Rubio facing pressure to run for Senate re-election

    Determined to protect their new Senate majority, Republican officials are lobbying Florida Sen. Marco Rubio heavily to seek re-election to Congress next year even though he says he'll forgo that campaign if he makes an expected bid for the White House....
  • Graham's consideration of 2016 upends SC landscape

    South Carolina voters often think of themselves as presidential tie-breakers, enjoying their prime role as the next to cast ballots after Iowa's caucuses and New Hampshire's primary. But what if there's a ringer in the race? The state's senior senator,...
  • Massachusetts Republican Party pays $240,000 to settle suit

    The Massachusetts Republican Party has agreed to pay former GOP gubernatorial candidate Mark Fisher $240,000 to settle a lawsuit stemming from the party's nominating convention last year. Party officials initially ruled that Fisher, a tea party member,...
  • 4 U.S. House Democrats from Illinois consider a challenge to Sen. Mark Kirk

    4 U.S. House Democrats from Illinois consider a challenge to Sen. Mark Kirk
    Sen. Mark Kirk has $2 million in his war chest as he girds for his 2016 campaign, a race expected to be tough, costly and closely watched around the country. Four Democratic representatives from Illinois are angling for his job, but none has...
  • Party chairs disagree on marijuana, Kasich presidential run

    At their first side-by-side appearance, the leaders of Ohio's Republican and Democratic parties split Thursday on the legalization of marijuana, the strength of a potential presidential run by Republican Gov. John Kasich, and the re-election possibilities...