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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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  • Chan Lowe: GOP re-election poster girl

    Chan Lowe: GOP re-election poster girl
    There are two words to explain some of the bizarre and irresponsible legislation flowing like a toxic sludge out of Tallahassee this session: voter turnout.   The Republican Party of Florida, which controls the executive and legislative branches of...
  • Tea party plans protest at Charlie Crist campaign office grand opening

    Tea party plans protest at Charlie Crist campaign office grand opening
    Tea Party Fort Lauderdale is organizing a protest outside the grand opening of Charlie Crist’s South Florida headquarters grand opening. Members got an alert Tuesday morning about the protest, planned for 11:30 a.m. Saturday outside the new office...
  • GOP chair Oliver apologizes at length for Puerto Rico comments

    GOP chair Oliver apologizes at length for Puerto Rico comments
    updated 5:10 p.m. 04/15/14  with full story on the issue. The full text of Lew Oliver's apology follows at the bottom. Orange County’s Republican chairman Lew Oliver issued an apology for comments he made about Puerto Rico last week, yet many...
  • Conservatives Rand Paul, Ted Cruz test U.S. presidential waters in New Hampshire

    (This April 12 story was corrected to change name of organizing group in the third paragraph to Americans for Prosperity Foundation from Americans for Prosperity) MANCHESTER, New Hampshire (Reuters) - Conservative Republican Senators Rand Paul and Ted...
  • Top-two primary might be bad for small-party candidates

    When California voters decided to change the way the state's primary elections work, the move was cast as an effort to moderate a state Capitol gripped by polarization. If the top two vote-getters in a primary faced off against one another in November...
  • U.S. lawmakers visit Afghanistan to press case for troops to stay

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives, John Boehner, is leading a delegation of Republican lawmakers on a trip to Afghanistan to underscore their call for U.S. forces to remain there and also to review the country's...
  • Benefit Restoration Gets Complicated

    WASHINGTON —- Renewal of important expired federal tax benefits for homeowners took a major step forward last week, but the route to final congressional approval is beginning to look longer —- and potentially bumpier —- than previously...
  • Why putting photos on Social Security cards won't save voting rights

    Why putting photos on Social Security cards won't save voting rights
    A certain William Wachtel, the co-founder of WhyTuesday, an election reform group chaired by former UN Ambassador Andrew Young, wrote me over the weekend to complain that I treated Young harshly by criticizing his proposal to require Social Security to...
  • The GOP must compromise on jobless benefits

    The following editorial appeared in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette on Friday, April 11: The U.S. Senate voted this week to extend for five months emergency unemployment benefits for nearly 3 million Americans who have been out of work for more than six...
  • Steve Paul: The tea leaves suggest Hillary Clinton would be a formidable candidate

    No matter what happens in the midterm election this November, a larger political scenario looms for 2016. For the Democrats right now, the presumptive though not entirely certain presidential nominee is Hillary Rodham Clinton. ("I'm thinking about it,"...
  • Robert J. Fisher: Ryan budget slashes safety net programs for needy

    Robert J. Fisher: Ryan budget slashes safety net programs for needy
    On a recent visit to an area book megastore, I was surprised, to say the least, to discover "The Giver" by Lois Lowry in the children's section. After all, it has only been a decade since I had required the students in my 11th grade advanced placement...