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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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  • Obama's fast-track trade plan forced to slow start by liberals

    WASHINGTON Things got off to a slow start Wednesday for President Barack Obama's fast-track trade plan, which has emerged as one of the most divisive issues facing Democrats in the new Congress. As the Senate Finance Committee prepared to pass the bill,...
  • Cornyn redefines his role as Senate GOP Whip

    WASHINGTON As majority whip, John Cornyn has tangled often with the tea party. He has championed pragmatic floor tactics and was an architect of the GOP's successful drive to broaden its Senate footprint over the last three cycles by betting on candidates...
  • Senate finally passes human trafficking bill

    WASHINGTON The Senate finally came together Wednesday in rare unanimous support of an anti-human trafficking bill and agreed to a compromise on an abortion provision that had divided the parties, delaying the bill for weeks. The 99-0 vote on the...
  • Budget panel votes to eliminate 13 vacant DNR positions

    Thirteen vacant positions dealing with fish and wildlife issues within the state Department of Natural Resources would be eliminated, but fees to hunt and fish would not go up, under a cost-saving move approved by the Legislature's budget committee...
  • Patients want say in suit challenging Arizona Medicaid plan

    Newly insured patients have asked a judge to let them help defend Arizona's Medicaid expansion in a lawsuit challenging the plan. Advocacy groups representing low-income Arizona residents say their clients should be allowed to have a say in court because...
  • Obama sounds alarm on climate damage in visit to Everglades

    Amid lurking alligators and the steamy heat of Florida's Everglades, President Barack Obama on Wednesday sounded the alarm about damage from climate change he said was already wreaking mayhem in Florida and across the United States. In an implicit rebuke...
  • Florida House approves 24-hour waiting period for abortions

    TALLAHASSEE, Fla. The Florida House gave final approval Wednesday to a contentious bill that would require women to wait at least 24 hours and make two trips to the doctor before having an abortion. The bill, HB 633, was watered down one day earlier,...
  • Slim fundraising tally for Joe Sestak in U.S. Senate challenge

    Democrat Joe Sestak raised $312,000 during the first three months of the year, a slim haul as he attempts to unseat U.S. Sen. Pat Toomey, R-Pa. With those contributions, Sestak had $1.7 million on hand at the end of March. Toomey's latest...
  • Senate leaders propose extending NSA phone records storage

    Weeks before a key surveillance law expires, Senate Republicans have introduced a bill that would allow the National Security Agency to continue collecting the calling records of nearly every American. The measure by Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and...
  • 2016's 'October surprise'? Not much of a surprise

    WASHINGTON October revelations about the Obama administration's handling of Benghazi weren't enough to get the Republican presidential candidate over the hump in 2012 but that doesn't mean it won't work in 2016, right? The ongoing partisan rancor over...
  • Five questions for Cardin

    Five questions for Cardin
    I'd like to ask five questions of Sen. Ben Cardin, the ranking Democrat on the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, and others who support congressional review of any final U.S. nuclear agreement with Iran ("Cardin lands complicated deal with GOP, Obama on...