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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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  • Which GOP rival will fire Trump?

    Which GOP rival will fire Trump?
    At this stage, the 2016 presidential campaign is looking a lot like high school. New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, for example, sounds like the locker-room bully who would torture Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal with wedgies. And Donald Trump? He's the...
  • Abortion, other key bills may move to extraordinary session

    Bills that would ban abortions after 20 weeks of pregnancy and repeal Wisconsin's prevailing wage for construction workers, as well as state budget votes, may wind up being handled in a special legislative session. Republicans who control the Legislature...
  • Trade promotion, Charleston killings and Scalia: Letters

    Trade promotion, Charleston killings and Scalia: Letters
    Trade promotion vote In Wednesday's letters to the editor, Sherman Miller, president and CEO of Multicom, praises U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio for recently demonstrating his continued support for Florida's workers and job creators by voting in favor of Trade...
  • Lewis Rome, GOP leader, candidate for governor, dies at 81

    Lewis Rome, a former state Senate Republican leader and prominent GOP figure for six decades, has died. He was 81. Rome died Wednesday evening, his Hartford law firm said. A cause of death wasn't immediately available Thursday. Democratic Gov. Dannel P....
  • GOP's awkward silence over Confederate flag furor

    GOP's awkward silence over Confederate flag furor
    The time has come for fair-minded Republicans to reflect upon the fate of the Whig Party, which came apart at the seams on the eve of the Civil War. The overriding issue of the 1850s was slavery, a question to which the party spoke, as it were, out of...
  • The Latest: Whistleblower asks Obama to appoint VA watchdog

    The latest on President Barack Obama's visit to La Crosse, Wisconsin, on Thursday (all times local): 3:25 p.m. Wisconsin whistleblower Ryan Honl has asked President Barack Obama to go outside the Department of Veterans Affairs to appoint a chief...
  • Top Republican doubts Senate will confirm ambassador to Cuba

    Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said Thursday that his chamber is unlikely to approve an American ambassador to Cuba, dishing out a quick rebuff to President Barack Obama and his drive to normalize relations with the U.S. neighbor and longtime Cold...
  • Obama launches pre-emptive strike on Scott Walker, 2016 GOP field

    President Barack Obama touted his push for a host of benefits for workers in Gov. Scott Walker's Wisconsin while lampooning the rest of the 2016 GOP field. With Walker one of the frontrunners for the Republican nomination, Obama took direct aim at his...
  • Slate of new Arizona laws involve ride-hailing, abortions

    A slew of Arizona laws that take affect Friday include new rules for ride-hailing companies like Uber, access to vouchers for all children living on Indian reservations, and a ban on abortion coverage in insurance policies bought through the federal...
  • NYC to review Trump contracts after controversial remarks

    New York City officials are reviewing the city's contracts with Donald Trump after statements the GOP presidential hopeful made about Mexican immigrants. A spokeswoman for Mayor Bill de Blasio said Wednesday that the review is ongoing. It follows...
  • Obama's call for expanded overtime pay shows he will be a force in 2016 campaign

    LACROSSE, Wis. President Barack Obama is signaling he's going to be a major voice in the 2106 election even if he's not on the ballot. Obama made his case for an expansion of overtime pay Thursday in the home state of one of the leading contenders for...