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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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  • Republican who ran hog castration ad to rebut Obama's State of the Union speech

    WASHINGTON Freshman Iowa Sen. Joni Ernst, who bragged on the campaign trail that she would use her experience castrating hogs to make Washington "squeal," will deliver the Republican State of the Union response speech, Majority Leader Mitch McConnell...
  • Cruz immigration crusade has Republicans fretting over backlash

    WASHINGTON Senator Ted Cruz of Texas wants to clamp down on illegal immigration, saying it's a winning issue with many voters. Some of his fellow Republicans fret that the party could end up losing big in Cruz's home state. Cruz and his allies want to...
  • Hogan's fringe flank

    Hogan's fringe flank
    This week the New York Times held up Gov.-elect Larry Hogan as an exemplar of Republicans turning away from the ideologically-driven tea party politics of 2010 and toward pragmatism. The Times identified a new breed of governors in that mold, not just...
  • House votes to undo Obama immigration actions

    Shunning a White House veto threat and opposition within their own party, House Republicans approved legislation Wednesday to overturn President Barack Obama's key immigration policies and expose hundreds of thousands of younger immigrants to expulsion...
  • GOP House votes to overturn Obama's immigration actions, expose many immigrants to deportation

    Shunning a White House veto threat and opposition within their own party, House Republicans approved legislation Wednesday to overturn President Barack Obama's key immigration policies and expose hundreds of thousands of younger immigrants to expulsion...
  • Rubio seizes Senate role to hike national profile

    Sen. Marco Rubio, momentarily overshadowed by his friend and fellow Floridian Jeb Bush, is settling into a leadership role in the new Republican-run Senate, aiming to regain the luster of his once-rising star. While former Gov. Bush is raising money and...
  • Elizabeth Warren would rather lead a movement than be president

    Elizabeth Warren would rather lead a movement than be president
    After Elizabeth Warren and Ted Cruz attacked the 2015 spending agreement in the Senate last week from opposite ends of the political spectrum, Washington engaged in a little parlor game: Is Warren the Cruz of the left? Though there are superficial...
  • Despite huge victories, Republicans face some obstacles

    WASHINGTON Republicans now dominate statehouses to an extent not seen since the 1920s. But in even the reddest states, that won't automatically mean lower taxes, spending cuts and a hard line against Medicaid expansion. In November, the GOP won control...
  • 'American Idol' singer Clay Aiken seeks win in first political bid

    'American Idol' singer Clay Aiken seeks win in first political bid
    ASHEBORO N.C. (Reuters) - "American Idol" runner-up Clay Aiken is back on tour. This time he is trying to win over North Carolina voters with his political chops rather than his voice, and he has less than two weeks left to do it. Polls and pundits...
  • Politics as Usual

    Politics as Usual
    Voter sign-up deadline almost here Monday is the last day adults, 18 and older, can register to vote on Nov. 4, Election Day. Voters will choose among candidates for governor, lieutenant governor, U.S. House of Representatives, and state House and...
  • Corbett signs Philly cigarette tax

    Corbett signs Philly cigarette tax
    HARRISBURG — Gov. Tom Corbett on Wednesday signed into law a bill adding a $2-per-pack tax on cigarettes sold in Philadelphia to help pay for the city's schools. The tax takes effect Wednesday and will push to about $7.80 the price of a pack of...