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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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  • Letters: This unnecessary government shutdown

    Letters: This unnecessary government shutdown
    Re "Congress fails to stop shutdown," Oct. 1 A sect of the Republican Party has again flexed its political muscle and effectively shut down the government because it doesn't feel it necessary for those without healthcare insurance now to be able to...
  • Letters: Separating politics and hunger

    Re "Playing politics with hunger," Opinion, Sept. 16 I read former Sens. Bob Dole (R-Kan.) and Tom Daschle's (D-S.D.) Op-Ed article with great interest. This summer I traveled to Washington and met with a local member of Congress who expressed his...
  • Letters: Can Republicans govern?

    Re "Phone call a shift in tone for U.S., Iran," Sept. 28 As the historic personal phone contact between our Nobel Peace Prize-winning president and the newly elected Iranian president reduces tensions between our two countries and offers a glimmer of...
  • Letters: Sore about the shutdown

    Re “Crisis averted — for now,” Oct. 17 Although it's tempting to feel relief that our government is restarting, we must recognize the irreparable damage that's occurred in the last 16 days. A small, extremist faction of Republicans...
  • Letters: Politics before country

    Letters: Politics before country
    Re "Federal budget talks make little progress," Oct. 14 There's one obvious fact that no one appears to be acknowledging: If a Republican were president, none of this dangerous nonsense would be happening. Under a Republican administration, no GOP...
  • On for-profit colleges; people on welfare and where they spend their money; and Jonah Goldberg's views on the GOP and upcoming elections

    For, and against, for-profit colleges Re "The for-profit college bubble," Opinion, July 13 So-called for-profit colleges should not be allowed to play their shell game with taxpayer money. As things stand, such institutions are just one more mechanism...
  • Letters: On Obamacare, the GOP is held hostage

    Re "GOP's unhealthy obsession," Editorial, Sept. 12 Your thoughtful editorial encourages compromise by House GOP members who want to shut down the government to defund the Affordable Care Act, or who propose defaulting on the national debt by refusing...
  • Letters: If government shuts down

    Re "Government shutdown no idle threat," Sept. 20 Let the government shut down. What good can it do anyway with the constant bickering, meanness and threats of Congress keeping the government from governing? Let members of Congress go home to tell...
  • Letters: Assigning blame for the shutdown

    Re "Shutdown already making itself felt," Oct. 2 I am a 80-year-old American, and I am ashamed of my country. In the past I have voted Republican, as I have always have thought self-sufficiency and hard work would make us great. Now, I am leaving my...
  • Occupy Wall Street's message

    Occupy Wall Street's message
    The pundit class has largely ignored, dismissed or mocked the Occupy Wall Street protest (the Wall Street Journal's editorial page, for example, calls the protesters "a collection of ne'er-do-wells raging against Wall Street, or something"). We too find...
  • Steffen worked in dark behind political scenes

    Steffen worked in dark behind political scenes
    Joseph F. Steffen Jr. left Reisterstown's Franklin High School and quickly found a home in the rough-and-tumble world of politics, working mostly behind the scenes as a self-described "Prince of Darkness" on behalf of favorite Republicans - including, for...