RSS feeds allow Web site content to be gathered via feed reader software. Click the subscribe link to obtain the feed URL for this page. The feed will update when new content appears on this page.

Republican Party

Republican Party
A collection of news and information related to Republican Party published by Tribune Company sources. (Photo GETTY IMAGES)
A collection of news and information related to Republican Party published by Tribune Company sources. (Photo GETTY IMAGES) « Show less

Top Republican Party Articles

Displaying items 100-110
  • Still twisting in tax limbo on mortgage forgiveness

    David Foster, who sold his condo in Chicago last month, isn't plugged into Capitol Hill's political games. But he has banked the financial future of his family on Congress accomplishing at least one thing during the post-election session that has just...
  • New Florida lawmakers caution about belt-tightening ahead

    New Florida lawmakers caution about belt-tightening ahead
    TALLAHASSEE – New Florida Senate President Andy Gardiner on Tuesday called the conservation-spending amendment passed this month by voters “the new reality.” But that reality might require cutting spending on programs like...
  • House GOP weighs options in standoff over immigration

    WASHINGTON House Republicans are casting around for some kind of spending compromise that would avoid a government shutdown, while still addressing the White House's expected executive actions on immigration. A new option emerged on Tuesday: passing an...
  • Parties put governing behind winning political support

    Parties put governing behind winning political support
    We Americans are increasingly given to political escapism. Regardless of our place on the political spectrum — Republican or Democrat, liberal or conservative — we prefer self-serving fictions to messy realities. We avoid unpopular choices...
  • Connecticut Transit Advocates Make Pitch For Tax Benefit

    Connecticut Transit Advocates Make Pitch For Tax Benefit
    Commuter groups across the country are pushing Congress to renew a tax credit for van pool passengers and mass transit riders, and the Connecticut Commuter Rail Council added its voice to the campaign on Monday. John Hartwell, the council's vice...
  • Chris Christie gives advice to new Republican House members

    WASHINGTON Gov. Chris Christie, R-N.J., stopped by the Capitol Monday to have lunch with Republican representatives-elect in the members' dining room, imparting his own wisdom about finding common ground and getting things done. "We talked about the...
  • Jeb Bush fights for controversial school standards

    He may make a run for president, but former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush shows no sign of backing away from controversial "Common Core" learning standards denounced by tea party conservatives as well as many educators. Conciliatory at one moment and defiant...
  • Former state Sen. John J. Lanigan dies

     Former state Sen. John J. Lanigan dies
    John J. Lanigan represented Chicago's Southwest Side in the state Senate for two terms before serving as an Illinois savings and loan commissioner and 17 years on the Illinois State Board of Elections. A fiscal conservative, Mr. Lanigan was a forceful...
  • Obama heads home after �pretty good week� overseas

    BRISBANE, Australia President Barack Obama Sunday wrapped up what was arguably the best week he's had in years. Then he had to go home. Stung by low approval and the loss of the Senate to the Republicans, Obama enjoyed a surprisingly successful...
  • Partisan wave fails to swamp state courts � this time

    The GOP "wave" elections produced big changes in Congress, governors' mansions and state legislatures. But this year's wave stopped at the courthouse door, as those very same wave voters chose to keep their elected judges from both parties. Americans want...
  • When the president won't listen

    Last month, in a speech at Northwestern University, President Barack Obama declared that the midterm elections were actually a referendum on his policies. "I am not on the ballot ... But make no mistake: (My) policies are on the ballot. Every single one...