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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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  • Too many governments? Downstate has the biggest share

     Too many governments? Downstate has the biggest share
    Few places in Illinois vote more reliably Republican than Iroquois County, home to 1,120 square miles of mostly corn and soybean fields, 28,982 residents and, according to state records, 218 distinct units of government — one for every 133...
  • Christie's challenge in Iowa: Courting conservatives

    MARION, Iowa Inside a diner crammed with television cameras and national reporters in this town just outside Cedar Rapids, Joe Mallie gave a glimpse of the challenge that New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie could confront in wooing conservative voters to...
  • House GOP, home of hyperbole and hyperpartisanship

    Claiming that President Obama "believes he has the power to make his own laws," House Speaker John A. Boehner (R-Ohio) is preparing a lawsuit against the president. Is the proposed lawsuit a reaction to an aggressive use of executive power or a...
  • An appeal to women voters [Editorial]

    An appeal to women voters  [Editorial]
    It should come as no surprise that Democrats are looking to women voters for help this fall and plan to use the Hobby Lobby decision — and an assault of women's reproductive rights generally — as part of their rallying cry. In a meeting Friday...
  • Rich is better Democrat, but Crist has better chance

    Former state Sen. Nan Rich, a true blue Democrat, expresses in just a few words the reason she and not Charlie Crist should be her party's choice to face Gov. Rick Scott in November: "We need to make sure we don't have two Republicans running in the...
  • Why experts see little hope for GOP plan to sue Obama over law's delay

    Why experts see little hope for GOP plan to sue Obama over law's delay
    Throughout American history, Congress has often been at odds with the president. But so far, the legislative body has not turned to the third government branch — the judiciary — with a lawsuit claiming the chief executive violated the...
  • Congressman optimistic Obama will grant immigrants legal status

    Congressman optimistic Obama will grant immigrants legal status
    In a fiery speech at the Los Angeles Convention Center on Saturday, U.S. Rep. Luis Gutierrez (D-Ill.) said he was confident after meeting with President Obama last week that the president will move forward in the coming months with an executive order that...
  • Rand Paul courts Silicon Valley as he mulls 2016 presidential bid

    Rand Paul courts Silicon Valley as he mulls 2016 presidential bid
    Potential 2016 presidential candidate Rand Paul took his pitch to the technology community on Saturday, arguing that the free-market solutions flowing out of Silicon Valley are proof of the good that can happen when government gets out of the way....
  • Allentown developers cultivating political influence

    The two men who have bankrolled much of the billion-dollar transformation of downtown Allentown are hoping to convert that commercial revival into a political force. City Center Investment Corp. co-owners Joe Topper and J.B. Reilly have launched a...
  • What's the message when Obama sticks to public schedule during a crisis?

    WASHINGTON Just after a passenger jet was shot down over Ukraine, President Barack Obama flew to Delaware to have a burger and fries at the popular Charcoal Pit restaurant and then to New York to attend a pair of private political events. Obama spoke for...
  • Special elections, punishment needed in redistricting scandal

    Special elections, punishment needed in redistricting scandal
    If you caught your child throwing rocks at other kids, you'd reprimand him. If he threw rocks again, you might ground him. If he threw rocks yet again, would you hand him a fresh bag of rocks? Only if you were an idiot. Well, Florida legislators...