Republican Party

In this 2013 file photo, the JPMorgan Chase & Co. logo is displayed at their headquarters in New York. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig, File)

In surprise, GOP looks to revive Depression-era banking law

NEW YORK — The Republican Party has taken a page straight out…

 

Rep. Steve Womack, R-Ark., tests out the gavel during a sound check before the opening session of the Republican National Convention in Cleveland on Monday. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

GOP leaders approve convention rules, block insurgents

CLEVELAND — Over angry and prolonged objections from anti-Donald Trump forces, Republican…

 

In this Wednesday, April 27, 2016 file photo, Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump gives a thumbs up after giving a foreign policy speech at the Mayflower Hotel in Washington. Trump is courting Golden State voters who could put him over the top in GOP convention delegates. The presidential candidate will kick off his California campaign with a rally in Costa Mesa Thursday night before he addresses the state's Republican convention on Friday, his campaign announced. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File)

Trump on top: He reaches magic number to clinch nomination

WASHINGTON — Donald Trump reached the number of delegates needed to clinch…

 

In this May 10 file photo, Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks during an interview with The Associated Press in his office at Trump Tower in New York. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, File)

Trump’s questioning of the value of data worries Republicans

ATLANTA — Donald Trump says he plans to win the White House…

In this May 10 file photo, Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks during an interview with The Associated Press in his office at Trump Tower in New York. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, File)
In this March 14, 2016 file photo, Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump gives a thumbs up as New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie waves to the crowd as they walk off the stage after a rally at Lenoir-Rhyne University in Hickory, N.C. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton, File)

Anxiety over Trump cuts into House Republicans’ support

WASHINGTON — Anxiety over Donald Trump spread among congressional Republicans Monday, pushing…

In this March 14, 2016 file photo, Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump gives a thumbs up as New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie waves to the crowd as they walk off the stage after a rally at Lenoir-Rhyne University in Hickory, N.C. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton, File)
In this photo taken April 25, 2016, Ohio Gov. John Kasich speaks during a town hall at Thomas farms Community Center in Rockville, Md. According to AP sources: Kasich will end his bid for White House. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

Kasich dropping out; Trump on clear GOP path

INDIANAPOLIS — Ohio Gov. John Kasich is leaving the Republican presidential contest,…

In this photo taken April 25, 2016, Ohio Gov. John Kasich speaks during a town hall at Thomas farms Community Center in Rockville, Md. According to AP sources: Kasich will end his bid for White House. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump waves as he gets into his vehicle in Washington following a meeting at the Republican National Committee. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)

Donald Trump to speak at state Republican Convention in Burlingame

Donald Trump is coming to the Bay Area. The real estate mogul…

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump waves as he gets into his vehicle in Washington following a meeting at the Republican National Committee. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
In this Sept. 14, 2015  photo, Republican presidential candidate Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker speaks in Las Vegas. (Isaac Brekken/AP)

Wisconsin’s Walker exits ’16 race with harsh words for Trump

MADISON, Wis. — Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker is exiting the race for…

In this Sept. 14, 2015  photo, Republican presidential candidate Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker speaks in Las Vegas. (Isaac Brekken/AP)
In this June 9, 2015 file photo, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Ky. speaks during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington.  (AP Photo/Molly Riley, File)

Republican-led Congress hands Obama major win on trade

WASHINGTON — In a triumph of divided government, the Republican-controlled Congress passed…

In this June 9, 2015 file photo, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Ky. speaks during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington.  (AP Photo/Molly Riley, File)
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Lindsey Graham wants Caitlyn Jenner’s vote

Republican presidential contender Lindsey Graham says his party has room for transgendered…

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Carolyn Kaster/AP File PhotoWhen Sen. Marco Rubio launches his Republican presidential campaign Monday

Rubio tells donors he is running for White House

Sen. Marco Rubio on Monday took on Hillary Rodham Clinton in his…

Carolyn Kaster/AP File PhotoWhen Sen. Marco Rubio launches his Republican presidential campaign Monday
S.F. Examiner File PhotoTune in this week for Melissa Griffin's coverage of the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte

The sly wisdom behind campaign lies

On Tuesday at the Democratic National Convention, Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn took…

S.F. Examiner File PhotoTune in this week for Melissa Griffin's coverage of the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte
S.F. Examiner File PhotoMelissa Griffin

Bay Area Republicans tout diversity

It’s not easy being a Republican in the Bay Area. Not only…

S.F. Examiner File PhotoMelissa Griffin
AP file photoRepublican presidential hopeful

Post-Senate career has seen Santorum's income soar

Losing his Senate seat might have been the best thing that ever…

AP file photoRepublican presidential hopeful

It's time to make presidential primaries more representative

Once again, Americans are going through the motions of pretending that the…

Richard Shiro/APRepublican presidential candidate Herman Cain speaks to supporters Friday in Rock Hill

Herman Cain suspending presidential campaign

Herman Cain suspended his faltering bid for the Republican presidential nomination on…

Richard Shiro/APRepublican presidential candidate Herman Cain speaks to supporters Friday in Rock Hill
Some San Francisco parents are fighting hard to keep their kids in neighborhood schools

Proposition H addresses San Francisco school choice policy

Should the San Francisco Unified School District assign students to schools closest…

Some San Francisco parents are fighting hard to keep their kids in neighborhood schools