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Top Republican Party Articles

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  • Democratic lawmakers react to Rauner speech

    Gov. Bruce Rauner's State of the State address didn't sit well with Southland legislators who said it was more politics than substance, emphasizing that his road map to economic improvement remains incomplete until the governor unveils his budget plan...
  • Now is too soon for Rubio to run for president

    Now is too soon for  Rubio to run for president
    There is a time and a place for politicians to seek higher office. And 2016 is not the time for Florida Sen. Marco Rubio to seek the Republican nomination for president of the United States. It would be better for him if he seeks a second term as a...
  • Martin Schram: GOP Congress starts with old politics, not new governance

    After three months of post-election victory parades and promises that we'll soon see the all-new Good Governance Grand Old Party, this was the week the Republican Party finally delivered. Faster than you could say "Ta-daaa!," the drum rolls suddenly...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...