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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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  • 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...
  • IRS wars heat up rules of the game

    WASHINGTON Both Republicans on Capitol Hill and the Obama administration have brought fresh artillery to their war over the IRS and its policing of politically active tax-exempt groups. GOP leaders are taking advantage of their new Senate majority and...
  • The race is on to milk Romney's cash cows

    The race is on to milk Romney's cash cows
    Mitt Romney's decision to forego a third campaign for president has set off a scramble for money among the remaining "establishment" Republicans who are considering a run for the White House. Like cash cows with full udders, wealthy Romney backers are...
  • The vanilla power of Republican Scott Walker

    The vanilla power of Republican Scott Walker
    Vanilla is the most popular ice cream flavor in America, not because it is the best (that would be coffee) but because it is the least objectionable. Put another way, vanilla is the most acceptable to the most people; it's not many people's favorite,...
  • Jeb Bush tastes first success in 2016 nomination stakes

    Jeb Bush tastes first success in 2016 nomination stakes
    The early decision of Jeb Bush to jump-start a Republican race for the 2016 presidential nomination has already bagged its first victim in Mitt Romney. The sudden withdrawal of the 2012 nominee, after briefly testing the waters with donors, was...
  • Democratic lawmakers react to Rauner speech

    Gov. Bruce Rauner's State of the State address didn't sit well with Southland legislators who said it was more politics than substance, emphasizing that his road map to economic improvement remains incomplete until the governor unveils his budget plan...
  • 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,...
  • Now is too soon for Rubio to run for president

    Now is too soon for  Rubio to run for president
    There is a time and a place for politicians to seek higher office. And 2016 is not the time for Florida Sen. Marco Rubio to seek the Republican nomination for president of the United States. It would be better for him if he seeks a second term as a...
  • Martin Schram: GOP Congress starts with old politics, not new governance

    After three months of post-election victory parades and promises that we'll soon see the all-new Good Governance Grand Old Party, this was the week the Republican Party finally delivered. Faster than you could say "Ta-daaa!," the drum rolls suddenly...