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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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  • RedBlueAmerica: Is the GOP about to soften its hard stance against immigration?

    The Republican Party has long been known for its hard stance against illegal immigration. But former Florida governor Jeb Bush widely seen as a contender for the GOP presidential nomination in 2016 is sounding a different note, saying that many immigrants...
  • Julie A. Brady, Republican activist, 1962-2014

    Julie A. Brady, Republican activist, 1962-2014
    Julie A. Brady, a prominent figure in Illinois Republican politics, worked as a volunteer at the state level for several candidates and was an early supporter of the GOP's 2008 presidential nominee, Sen. John McCain. The wife of former Illinois...
  • Ann McFeatters: Pay equity is a tough sell

    WASHINGTON Women! Relax! Former President Jimmy Carter is on your side! That and 23 cents will get you the same dollar for your work as your male colleagues. In his never-subtle way, Carter said he is disappointed with what President Obama has done to...
  • Republicans could slide further with women, Latinos

    Republicans could slide further with women, Latinos
    As Republicans seek to improve their standing among Latinos and women, fresh controversies in California could further damage the party with both groups. On Monday, a GOP gubernatorial candidate's inflammatory rhetoric likening illegal immigration to...
  • Thursday: Is illegal immigration an act of love like Jeb Bush says?

    Thursday: Is illegal immigration an act of love like Jeb Bush says?
         Jeb Bush’s spot as perhaps the Republican favorite for the 2016 Republican  presidential nomination didn’t last long, did it? The former Florida governor, never a favorite of the far right wing, ticked them off even more this week...
  • Remap amendment is building an army

    Remap amendment is building an army
    Good news for the great majority of Illinois voters who are fed up with politicians rigging the electoral maps: A grass-roots effort to amend the state constitution has collected almost 350,000 signatures — and banked more than $2.5 million in...
  • Kaine emails detail 2006 plan to avoid budget shutdown

    Kaine emails detail 2006 plan to avoid budget shutdown
    When the General Assembly last locked itself into a budget impasse, coming within days of missing its July 1 budget deadline, then Gov. Tim Kaine worked quietly to line up emergency loans and order emergency spending to keep all the key functions of state...
  • Senate OKs Ban On Genetically Modified Lawn Seed

    Legislation to ban the sale or use of genetically modified lawn seed in Connecticut won state Senate approval Wednesday even though GMO grass isn't expected to be available here for at least one to two years. The bill had the strong support of the...
  • Lawmakers seek prosecution of ex-IRS official Lois Lerner

    WASHINGTON A congressional committee asked the Department of Justice on Wednesday to prosecute a former tax official who's alleged to have improperly targeted conservative political organizations. On a party-line vote, the House Ways and Means...
  • Jeb Bush's immigration gaffe

    In calling Jeb Bush's comments about illegal immigration a gaffe in my headline, I'm using the term in the way Michael Kinsley famously defined it. A gaffe, he said, is not when a politician tells a lie but when he tells the truth. It may be that the...
  • House panel seeks Justice Department inquiry of ex-IRS official Lois Lerner

    WASHINGTON -- A House committee Wednesday took the rare step of recommending criminal prosecution of Lois Lerner over the alleged targeting of conservative groups by the Internal Revenue Service, the latest bid by Republicans to keep the issue alive ahead...