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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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  • Jeb Bush: Campaign decision 'in relatively short order'

    Jeb Bush: Campaign decision 'in relatively short order'
    Jeb Bush said Thursday he will make up his mind "in relatively short order" whether to seek the Republican nomination for president in 2016. The former Florida governor is going to New Hampshire to attend events called Politics and Pies in Concord on...
  • Super PAC formed to help Wisconsin's Walker in '16 campaign

    Scott Walker's expected campaign for the White House got a boost Thursday as his former campaign managers formed a political group able to raise and spend unlimited amounts of money. Two former campaign managers for the Republican governor of Wisconsin...
  • Senate panel passes update to No Child Left Behind law

    A Senate panel unanimously passed legislation on Thursday updating the No Child Left Behind education law, setting up a likely vote by the full Senate this spring. The legislation would continue to require annual standardized tests to measure student...
  • Nebraska may repeal death penalty amid drug shortage

    Nebraska is considering repealing the death penalty amid a shortage of lethal injection drugs, with legislation to eliminate capital punishment clearing a major hurdle Thursday. Lawmakers voted 30-13 to advance the bill that would replace capital...
  • High court hopeful: $500,000 should level GOP playing field

    A candidate who received the largest single campaign contribution reported so far in Pennsylvania's Supreme Court race said Thursday that the $500,000 will make him competitive in the May 19 Republican primary. Adams County Judge Mike George said...
  • How Sen. Corker became Mr. Fix-It and forged deal on Iran

    WASHINGTON Fighting to get Congress a voice on an Iran nuclear deal, Sen. Bob Corker found himself in an increasingly familiar spot in the thick of a difficult situation. And loving it. "I do enjoy it because I enjoy us doing things that are going to...
  • Utah governor plans Washington visit for more Medicaid talks

    Gov. Gary Herbert said Thursday that he and some Republican state lawmakers are planning a trip to Washington, D.C., at the end of April with the hope of working toward a Medicaid expansion deal. Herbert, a Republican, said at his monthly televised...
  • NC House initially OKs making judicial races partisan again

    Elections for North Carolina appellate court judgeships have been officially nonpartisan since 2004, but Republicans are trying again to shift them back to partisan races. The House tentatively agreed Thursday to legislation to require state Supreme...
  • Mike Huckabee edges toward 2016 run; May 5 announcement planned

     Mike Huckabee edges toward 2016 run; May 5 announcement planned
    Inching closer to a second try for president, Republican Mike Huckabee said Friday he would announce his intentions next month in Hope, Ark., the hometown he shares with former President Clinton. “I think it will be worth tuning in for,”...
  • Senate seeks deal on stalled human trafficking bill

    Key lawmakers are working to resolve a dispute over abortion that has long held up Senate approval of legislation to crack down on human trafficking. Sens. Mitch McConnell and John Cornyn, the two top Senate Republicans, both expressed hope Thursday...
  • Popping the question: Which GOP candidates would go to a gay wedding?

    Popping the question: Which GOP candidates would go to a gay wedding?
    ¬†When it comes to attending a gay wedding, not all presidential aspirants say “I do.” It sounded at first like a simple, if unusual, question to ask a potential leader of the free world: Would you go to a same-sex wedding? But it is fast...