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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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  • Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker forms committee to explore presidential run

    MILWAUKEE Only days after traveling to the early presidential race state of Iowa, Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker has formed a committee to help explore a bid for the White House, taking the next swift step in his increasingly likely run. On Jan. 16, the...
  • 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...
  • The Republicans take over, sort of

    WASHINGTON -- With the Republicans now totally in charge of Congress, they have the chance to make good on their promise that things are going to change on Capitol Hill. But their opening moves suggest more of the same old same old. The new House's first...
  • Donald Trump slams a Romney bid for 2016: 'He choked'

    President Obama has been, hands down, the least popular figure at Saturday’s Freedom Summit in Iowa—blistered for what Republicans here cast as his unconstitutional overreach, for scandals at the Veterans Affairs Department and the IRS, and...
  • Sarah Palin, back in Iowa, and back to hinting at a White House run

    Sarah Palin is back in Iowa, hinting at a potential run for president. Heard this before? You betcha. Yes, it happened in the run-up to the 2012 election. And now, again, in the run-up to 2016. Palin told thousands of Iowa political activists...
  • Wasserman Schultz slams Marco Rubio, says Republicans afraid to stand up to bigots in their own party

    Wasserman Schultz slams Marco Rubio, says Republicans afraid to stand up to bigots in their own party
    Debbie Wasserman Schultz said Friday that U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, a possible presidential candidate, too often chooses political expedience and doesn't fight for the middle class. The Weston congresswoman and chairwoman of the Democratic National...