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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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Top Republican Party Articles

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  • As GOP considers immigration strategy, hopes for appropriations omnibus dwindle

    WASHINGTON Between the timing of President Barack Obama's immigration actions and House Republicans still undecided about how to respond, the door is quickly closing for the full-year, government-wide omnibus that appropriators are hoping to move by mid-...
  • Immigration order prompts hostility, gratitude from states

    WASHINGTON President Barack Obama's decision to defer the deportation of millions of undocumented immigrants has prompted sharply varying reactions from state leaders, with some vowing to fight the decision and others hailing it as a vindication of...
  • Romney tops Republican poll for '16; ahead of Clinton in election

    Mitt Romney, the Republican Party's unsuccessful presidential nominee in 2012, leads the field for the 2016 election among Republican voters, according to a Quinnipiac University poll released on Wednesday. The former Massachusetts governor would have...
  • GOP operatives had outsized role in new maps

    GOP operatives had outsized role in new maps
    TALLAHASSEE – To hear Republican operative Pat Bainter tell it, he's a victim of voters' anti-gerrymandering zeal. When Florida in 2010 passed reforms barring the intentional re-crafting of legislative and congressional districts to help...
  • EPA expected to propose stricter ozone limits

    EPA expected to propose stricter ozone limits
    After years of inaction, the Obama administration is expected to propose tougher limits on smog Wednesday, according to people with knowledge of the rule-making effort. The new rule would be a major victory for public health groups, but it is sure to...
  • We're closer to answering those 3 Benghazi questions

    We're closer to answering those 3 Benghazi questions
    In editorials on the Sept. 11, 2012, attacks in the Libyan port city of Benghazi, we've tried to explore facts while stressing the bare-knuckle context: Congressional Republicans have tried to embarrass the Obama administration for its actions before,...
  • Immigration, climate pact and JFK: Letters

    Immigration, climate pact and JFK: Letters
    A case for immigrants House Speaker John Boehner should let the 2013 Senate immigration-reform bill come to a vote instead of blocking it. We are a nation of immigrants. This past week, a Wall Street Journal poll showed that 74 percent of all...
  • Attorney, former GOP candidate Deon Long disbarred

    Attorney, former GOP candidate Deon Long disbarred
    Apopka attorney Ometrius Deon Long, who once ran for Congress as a Republican and served on the St. Johns River Water Management District, is among 18 attorneys statewide who were disciplined recently by the Florida Supreme Court. Long, who was admitted...
  • Tom Schaller: The right systematically manufactures bogus news

    Tom Schaller: The right systematically manufactures bogus news
    If you haven't heard of Jonathan Gruber, an architect of the Affordable Care Act whose testimony about transparency in passing Obamacare has gone viral, expect a rash of new stories about him. Why? Because as of late last Friday afternoon — when a...
  • Hagel's exit from Pentagon still leaves administration divided

    Hagel's exit from Pentagon still leaves administration divided
    Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel’s resignation Monday amid pressure from the White House clears the way for a new Pentagon leader but still leaves the administration divided over the issues that helped lead to his downfall – most notably how to...
  • By doing nothing, GOP forces Obama to act on immigration

    By doing nothing, GOP forces Obama to act on immigration
    President Obama took action on the immigration issue. He was not the first president to take executive action on immigration and probably won't be the last. This is something he has promised to do. He waited more than a year for House Speaker John Boehner...