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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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  • In spending-bill battle, Obama and banks prevail over Pelosi, Warren

    So much for the new populism. Prodded by Sen. Elizabeth Warren, a freshman Democrat from Massachusetts who's been a sharp critic of Wall Street, House Democrats tried to derail the White House-supported omnibus spending bill this week because it would...
  • RedBlueAmerica: Is America still exceptional?

    It is expected of every major politician that he or she affirm "American exceptionalism" the idea that this country not only occupies an extraordinary place in the world and in history, but that the country and its people are exceptionally good. This...
  • Democrats balk at spending bill as government shutdown looms

    Democrats balk at spending bill as government shutdown looms
    Congressional Democrats objected on Wednesday to controversial financial and political campaign provisions tucked into a $1.1 trillion U.S. spending bill, keeping the risk of a government shutdown alive. The complaints from House of Representatives...
  • Ending car tax relief? No way, no how, House GOP says

    With a month to go before the General Assembly convenes, here comes one real line in the sand: That nearly $1 billion that the state pays localities to compensate for lost car tax revenue is off the table as a way to balance the budget, House Republican...
  • Poll: Obama executive action on immigration narrowly divides Americans

    Americans divide almost evenly over President Obama's move to shield millions of immigrants from deportation, but despite the controversy over his action, underlying views on immigration have barely budged, a new poll has found. Obama's action gets...
  • Irony abounds -- but the madding crowd may not notice

    After the last runoff election of this year's midterms, the old Solid South still stands -- except for one small detail. Instead of being solid Democratic territory, it's becoming solid Republican. All the blue states seem to be turning red. Just about...
  • Madonna and Young: Tom Wolf faces witches' brew of crises on day one

    Madonna and Young: Tom Wolf faces witches' brew of crises on day one
    It's not often that someone's greatest wish and worst nightmare occur at the same time, but for Gov.-elect Tom Wolf both are fated to occur the same day, hour and minute. Jan. 20 will witness the swearing in of the state's new governor. For Wolf, the...
  • From beer fights to secret emails — a week in Florida politics

    From beer fights to secret emails — a week in Florida politics
    In today's Friday Files we have news about scandal, dereliction of duty and boatloads of your money. But first, we have beer news. Under intense pressure, more of Florida's big beer distributors are caving on their opposition to letting you buy and...
  • Lehigh Valley congressmen mull spending bill

    Lehigh Valley congressmen mull spending bill
    WASHINGTON — The Lehigh Valley's congressmen were divided as dusk fell Thursday on whether to support a wide-ranging spending bill to keep the federal government operating. The legislation's fate remained unclear — hours before the...
  • Senate committee votes to authorize fight against Islamic State

    The Senate Foreign Relations Committee on Thursday narrowly approved the first formal authorization for the Obama administration's 5-month-old military campaign against Islamic State militants in Iraq and Syria. By a party-line 10-8 vote, the...
  • Harris becomes the face of latest anti-pot measure

    Rep. Andy Harris re-emerged Wednesday as a leading opponent of legalizing marijuana after lawmakers included a provision in the $1 trillion federal funding bill that appeared to block the District of Columbia from loosening its pot laws. The...