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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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  • The Latest: Senator says sales, income tax hikes won't fly

    The latest news from discussions between Gov. Tom Wolf and top Pennsylvania lawmakers about a week-old budget impasse (all times local): ___ 3:15 p.m. Pennsylvania Senate Majority Leader Jake Corman says a state budget stalemate will last for as long...
  • The anti-pot taboo shrinks in presidential politics

    Presidential candidates are talking about marijuana in ways unimaginable not long ago. White House hopefuls in both parties are taking donations from people in the new marijuana industry, which is investing heavily in political activism as a route to...
  • Rick Perry gets it: GOP needs black voters

    Rick Perry gets it: GOP needs black voters
    I applaud Republican presidential candidate Rick Perry's call for the Grand Old Party to patch up its differences with African-Americans, among other voters of color. Although I eagerly wait to hear how he would follow up his words with deeds, lip service...
  • Q&A: As Obama health law survives, GOP split over next move

    Having lost their latest war against President Barack Obama's health care overhaul, Republicans must decide how to wage battles that could fan the issue for the 2016 elections. Last month's Supreme Court decision upholding the statute's federal...
  • The GOP's four advantages

    The GOP's four advantages
    Our political system remains polarized and divided between the two major parties, but in our present era of division the Republicans benefit from what I call four interconnected and mutually-reinforcing "structural asymmetries." Allow me to unpack each....
  • Rubio to talk innovation, education in Chicago

    Rubio to talk innovation, education in Chicago
    Florida Sen. Marco Rubio, a Republican presidential contender, is in Chicago to make a Tuesday morning speech and host a discussion on fostering innovation at 1871, the city’s digital entrepreneur hub. Following a theme of trying to paint GOP...
  • Trump is a bad deal for the GOP

     Trump is a bad deal for the GOP
    Poor Donald Trump. It wasn't supposed to be like this. For years, wherever The Donald went, he met people who told him he should run for president. His retinue of sycophants surely saw little to gain from explaining that "birthers," celebrity-...
  • House conservatives emboldened, despite crackdown

    WASHINGTON The tension between GOP leadership and House conservatives might have eased somewhat, now that Rep. Mark Meadows has his subcommittee gavel back. But the distrust, even anger, within the conference after last month's crackdown on House...
  • Republican debate selection process is a new wild card in presidential politics

    NEW YORK A month from now, 10 Republican presidential candidates will walk out onto a prime-time debate stage in Cleveland and confront each other face to face for the first time. If the debate were held today, Donald Trump would be one of them. Two...
  • Confirmation of judges gets bogged down in Congress

    WASHINGTON The meeting lasted about 160 seconds. With just a few words, Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, declared that there would be no vote that day on Luis Felipe Restrepo, a federal judge in Philadelphia who has been...
  • Voters head to polls in primary for Aaron Schock's seat

    Illinois voters were set to nominate potential successors Tuesday for ex-U.S. Rep. Aaron Schock, once a rising Republican star who resigned amid questions about his use of taxpayer and campaign funds for worldwide travels and the "Downton Abbey"-styled...