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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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  • Marijuana ads signal new strategy in push to legalize

    WASHINGTON In the topsy-turvy world of marijuana politics, conservative Republican Rep. Doc Hastings of Washington state is the unlikely hero of the moment, lauded for trying to protect medical pot users from federal arrest. In Florida, liberal...
  • Airwaves Fill With Candidates' Toxic Claims

    It has begun. Swords are unsheathed and unflattering comments fill the air. Expect 15 weeks of recriminations between now and November, with the Republicans practicing on each other for next three weeks. Republican gubernatorial hopeful state Sen....
  • Boehner's folly: Their Take

    Boehner's folly So let's get this straight. John Boehner, the Republican speaker of the House of Representatives, whose party wants to repeal Obamacare, plans to sue President Barack Obama for failing to fully implement Obamacare. The president, who did...
  • GOP leaders to judge: Give us time to redraw congressional maps

    TALLAHASSEE — Warning of election "chaos,'' Florida Republican leaders said Tuesday that they wouldn't appeal a judge's ruling declaring two Central Florida congressional districts unconstitutional — if the court allows the new maps to take...
  • At last, Cleveland gets another turn in the spotlight [Commentary]

    At last, Cleveland gets another turn in the spotlight [Commentary]
    After 80 years, the city of Cleveland, much maligned in lore as "the mistake on the lake," has been selected to host a national political convention in 2016. Famous Ohioans President William McKinley and Mark Hanna, the Karl Rove of his day, might well be...
  • Scott enacted single term high of 12 pro-gun laws

    Gov. Rick Scott appears nearly bulletproof right now in the eyes of the National Rifle Association. That assessment of Scott comes as the NRA notes that more pro-gun bills have been signed into law in the past four years than during any other recent...
  • In GOP idea mix, Santorum says it's time to think blue (collar)

    PHILADELPHIA Rick Santorum is talking what sounds like Republican heresy. It's time to move beyond Ronald Reagan, he says. Labor should be valued as much as capital. Rising income inequality is a problem. The former Pennsylvania senator and 2012 GOP...
  • U.S., EU impose new sanctions on Russia, Putin calls them a 'dead end'

    President Barack Obama imposed the biggest package of U.S. economic sanctions yet on Russia on Wednesday, hitting Russia's largest oil producer Rosneft and other energy, financial and defense firms, with what he called significant but targeted penalties....
  • 5 seek to replace Rep. Nelson in Florida House

    5 seek to replace Rep. Nelson in Florida House
    Five Republicans, all first-time office-seekers, are vying to succeed Bryan Nelson in Florida House District 31. The five include the son of a former state legislator; the former president of the Lake County teachers union; an Apopka businesswoman; a...
  • 'Photo op' gaffe reveals Obama's tin ear

    WASHINGTON -- President Obama's comment that "I'm not interested in photo ops" about the border crisis during last week's visit to Texas was akin to your neighborhood pup not being interested in chasing squirrels. Particularly in today's social-media...
  • Washington, D.C., officials blasts Republicans' bid to gut gun laws

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - District of Columbia officials blasted the Republican-controlled U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday for passing legislation that would gut local gun laws in the U.S. capital. The House on Wednesday approved a spending...