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Top Republican Party Articles

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  • An embarrassment of wretched excess

    WASHINGTON -- With customary flamboyance, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie has thrown his hat into the ring for the 2016 Republican presidential nomination, bringing the total number of combatants (either declared or still contemplating) to more than a...
  • Obama draws sharp contrasts with 'mean' Republicans

    Wading into presidential politics, President Barack Obama on Thursday promoted his brand of middle-class economics by drawing sharp contrasts with "mean" Republicans in a state whose GOP governor was preparing to enter the vast 2016 presidential field....
  • How freelance diplomacy bankrolled by Rockefellers has paved way for an Iran deal

    Cutting a nuclear deal with Iranian President Hassan Rouhani and Ayatollah Ali Khamenei would be the easy part for President Barack Obama, who must then persuade both houses of Congress to sign off on the pact. Republicans and many Democrats abhor the...
  • Wisconsin Republicans propose limiting public access to records

    Wisconsin Republicans propose limiting public access to records
    Nearly all records created by state and local government officials, including bill drafts and communications with staff, would not be subject to the Wisconsin open records law under a sweeping surprise change Republicans introduced in committee Thursday...
  • Perry: Republicans are ones offering hope for black families

    Republican presidential candidate Rick Perry on Thursday urged his party to fight for the African-American vote and said black families should hold Democrats accountable for what he called decades of unsuccessful anti-poverty programs. "I am here to tell...
  • Kasich to return to South Carolina ahead of 2016 bid kickoff

    Ohio Gov. John Kasich (KAY'-sik) is planning a fifth visit to South Carolina ahead of the planned launch of his presidential bid later this month. His nonprofit New Day for America said the two-term governor will visit the early primary state on...
  • UConn, State Owe Debt Of Gratitude To Lew Rome

    UConn, State Owe Debt Of Gratitude To Lew Rome
    If you remember the tired, worn, institutional look of the University of Connecticut campus in Storrs in the early 1990s, contrast it with how vibrant the campus looks today — and think a good thought for Lew Rome. Mr. Rome, who died Wednesday...
  • The GOP's Supreme Court blues

    The GOP's Supreme Court blues
    The sudden breakdown of the conservative majority bloc on the Supreme Court in its two critical rulings on Obamacare and same-sex marriage has thrown the large field of 2016 Republican presidential aspirants for a loop. The votes of Chief Justice John...
  • Wisconsin budget passes committee, heads to full Legislature

    The Legislature's finance committee finally completed its revisions to Gov. Scott Walker's state budget plan after a five-week delay early Friday morning, clearing the way for votes in the full Senate and Assembly. Republicans who control the panel...
  • Republican presidential candidate Carly Fiorina winning over skeptics

    Republican presidential candidate Carly Fiorina winning over skeptics
    When it was Carly Fiorina’s turn to take the stage at a presidential forum in Oklahoma City, Noah Wolff was thinking of heading outside for a break. “I thought of all the people, why is she here?” said Wolff, 19, a registered...
  • Jim Webb becomes fourth challenger to Hillary Clinton in Democratic field

    Jim Webb becomes fourth challenger to Hillary Clinton in Democratic field
    Former Virginia Sen. Jim Webb became the fifth Democrat to enter the 2016 presidential contest, acknowledging in his announcement Thursday that he would be a long shot against former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton. "I understand the odds,...