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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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  • GOP 2016 primary field gets case of indigestion over measles vaccine

    GOP 2016 primary field gets case of indigestion over measles vaccine
    Thanks to a thoughtless equivocation by an American governor visiting Britain, the measles vaccine has become the first important controversy of the 2016 Republican presidential primary. As with other long-settled issues that unexpectedly pop up to bite...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...