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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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  • Gay marriage a difficult issue for GOP White House hopefuls

    For Democratic politicians, same-sex marriage has become an easy issue: They're for it. Many Republican VIPs — notably the presidential hopefuls — face a far more complicated landscape. Looming ahead for these contenders are early contests in...
  • What's partisan about fact?

    What's partisan about fact?
    "Obama is a Muslim," it said. "That is a FACT." As best I can recall -- my computer ate the email -- that was how the key line went in a reader missive that had me doing a double take last week. It was not the outlandish assertion that struck me but,...
  • 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-...
  • The Latest on GOP's 2016 hopefuls: Iowans see a bumper crop

    9 p.m. CDT (10 p.m. EDT) For some at the Iowa Faith and Freedom Coalition meeting of social conservatives, it looks like a bumper crop of Republican candidates competing in the 2016 race. Sixty-eight-year-old Bill Campbell Indianola says he hasn't...
  • Same-sex marriage snarling GOP hopefuls

    Same-sex marriage snarling GOP hopefuls
    Republican presidential hopefuls are struggling with how to position themselves on same-sex marriage, an issue that is bedeviling a party hoping to avoid social controversies as the 2016 election approaches. Rapidly changing public opinion on the...
  • Angst about Iran deal at GOP Jewish meeting

    Republican luminaries and presidential hopefuls reiterated their support for Israel and skepticism about President Obama's proposed nuclear deal with Iran as an influential group of Republican Jews gathered Saturday at the casino of GOP mega-donor Sheldon...
  • Obama finds his veto pen

    Obama finds his veto pen
    With the Republicans now in control of both houses of Congress, President Barack Obama has finally invoked his weapon of last resort against being run over by them, by vetoing the Keystone XL pipeline bill. After more than six years in office and having...
  • Municipal pension woes have people talking in Harrisburg

    They may not yet be at the forefront of policy debates at the Capitol, but Pennsylvania's municipal pension troubles are stirring more discussion than usual. State Auditor General Eugene DePasquale drew attention to the issue in January by releasing a...
  • Details of fundraising by rebellious House Republicans

    Of the 25 House Republicans who voted in January against keeping Rep. John Boehner, R-Ohio, as speaker, most have seen a drop in contributions from political committees representing business and other interests, compared with two years ago. Here are...
  • Lawmakers avoid divulging their vote on tax hike for roads

    Michigan voters will decide the fate of a sales tax increase linked to road improvements because that's what lawmakers proposed after deadlocking on directly raising taxes themselves. But in the months since, legislators have mostly kept quiet on what...
  • Not long ago, Rubio questioned his readiness for presidency

    Marco Rubio lacks the experience to be president and Jeb Bush is a brilliant man ready for the job. So said Marco Rubio. Thing is, that was Rubio a few years ago, a man of seeming humility who joked that the only thing he deserved to be president of...