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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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  • 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...
  • GOP must appeal to presidential voters

    Assuming Hillary Clinton runs in 2016, the Republicans need to come up with a candidate who has the best chance against her. Considering the other potential nominees, it may be that Jeb Bush and Mitt Romney offer the best opportunity for that. Since...
  • Albert Hunt: Don't count out non-establishment Republicans

    Albert Hunt: Don't count out non-establishment Republicans
    The political chattering classes, who love a good story, are obsessed with the battle for the establishment choice for the 2016 Republican presidential nomination: Jeb Bush, Mitt Romney or throw in a little Chris Christie. Bush and Romney are marquee...
  • Rubio moves toward presidential bid

    Rubio moves toward presidential bid
    U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio appears to be inching closer to a presidential campaign, making the kind of preliminary moves needed to join a crowded field of potential Republican contenders that includes three fellow Floridians. If Rubio and former Gov. Jeb Bush...
  • Boehner, Netanyahu outsmarted themselves

    Boehner, Netanyahu outsmarted themselves
    When I was growing up, I remember a saying that was used to describe the behavior of people who were so cocky that they did really dumb things — "He's so smart, he's stupid." I thought of this expression when I heard House Speaker John Boehner...
  • GOP tries a local yokel approach

    GOP tries a local yokel approach
    During her live, nationally televised Republican response to President Barack Obama's State of the Union address, U.S. Sen. Joni Ernst, R-Iowa, inserted a cute story from her childhood that seemed to offer everything a homespun narrative should offer &#...
  • GOP presidential candidates face delicate balancing act

    The most wide-open Republican presidential nomination campaign in memory had its unofficial opening here on Saturday at a gathering that highlighted anew the thorny path ahead for candidates as they try to attract support from the party's conservative...
  • Cruz, Christie, Walker, other Republicans land in Iowa. But no Romney or Bush

    Cruz, Christie, Walker, other Republicans land in Iowa. But no Romney or Bush
    The 2016 presidential contest descended upon Iowa on Saturday in a marathon bout of political speed-dating that did little to clarify the vast choices likely to face Republican voters over the next year. In 20-minute bursts of staccato flirting, more...