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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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  • Tennessee shows how Republicans are learning to love Obamacare

    TALLAHASSEE, Fla. Republican-led states that blocked Obamacare's Medicaid expansion have found a way to embrace it, under pressure from businesses to tap the flood of federal dollars it brings. Tennessee's Republican Gov. Bill Haslam called lawmakers...
  • Brown and Kashkari teams let down guard on 2014 contest

    With the election nearly three months behind them, top aides to Gov. Jerry Brown and  his Republican challenger, Neel Kashkari, let down their guard Saturday at a postmortem organized by UC Berkeley’s Institute of Governmental Studies. In a candid...
  • House Dems seek better messaging, not new policies, for 2016

    House Dems seek better messaging, not new policies, for 2016
    PHILADELPHIA — Better messaging, not changes in policy, is the key to winning elections again, House Democrats said Thursday as they huddled in Philadelphia to talk strategy. And the message, they said, must focus relentlessly on middle-class...
  • Netanyahu takes center stage in Boehner's latest folly

    WASHINGTON -- Not since Gen. Douglas MacArthur was called on to address Congress after being fired by President Harry Truman in 1951 has such an invitation to an outsider caused such a stir as House Speaker John Boehner's welcome mat to Israeli Prime...
  • Marco Rubio needs to straighten priorities before presidential run

    Florida Sen. Marco Rubio has a decision to make. He was a star attraction at the recent Koch brothers' forum in Rancho Mirage, Calif. Priming his base for an entry into the 2016 GOP presidential primary, the senator offered his ideas on taxes, foreign...
  • Early GOP slipups dog new congressional majority

    WASHINGTON House Speaker John Boehner candidly summed up the other day how the first month of the Republican-controlled 114th Congress has gone. "Yes, there have been a couple of stumbles," Boehner, R-Ohio, told reporters. When Republicans assumed the...
  • Biden urges House Democrats to be proud of achievements; says can't let GOP rewrite history

    Democrats' new message on America's economic recovery is: We told you so, and we're going to keep telling you so. The economy is rebounding on nearly every front, even if the middle class still needs help, and it's time to tell that story loudly, top...
  • African Americans not only voters in need of lecturing

    African Americans not only  voters in need of lecturing
    Blacks are hip to the "political lecture." No, not the one about acting properly around law enforcement and trigger-happy policing. This particular bit of chastisement surfaces around election time when the political punditry starts bemoaning that black...
  • How the GOP sacrificed Sarah Palin

    How the GOP sacrificed Sarah Palin
    When Democrats were looking for evidence of a Republican war on women, they overlooked Exhibit A — Sarah Palin. This isn't to say that Palin was part of the war on women, though many Democrats would say so. Rather she was one of the war's most...
  • From the archives: Frederick Douglass on the Republican Party

    From the archives: Frederick Douglass on the Republican Party
    Editor's note: We mark the beginning of Black History Month with a 1883 letter from Frederick Douglass on his loyalty to the Republican Party. The letter followed on the heels of Douglass' appearance at the National Convention of Colored Men in...
  • Does GOP take Palin and Trump seriously?

    DES MOINES, Iowa They are the sideshows of the Republican presidential campaign. While Republicans such as Jeb Bush, Ted Cruz and Rand Paul craft broad visions for governing and do the work that could set up a real presidential campaign, Sarah Palin...