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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 urges Senate to renew phone-records program

    President Barack Obama called on the Senate Tuesday to extend key Patriot Act provisions before they expire five days from now, including the government's ability to search Americans' phone records. "This needs to get done," he told reporters in the Oval...
  • Supreme Court to hear Texas Senate districts case

    The Supreme Court agreed Tuesday to hear an important case about whether states must count only those who are eligible to vote, rather than the total population, when drawing electoral districts for their legislatures. The case from Texas could be...
  • House bill extending NC abortion wait period heard in Senate

    A House proposal to add rules on abortion in North Carolina is getting more debate in the Senate. A Senate judiciary committee scheduled a hearing late Wednesday on legislation that's already passed the House that would extend the waiting period to...
  • Gay marriage religious objections bill back before NC House

    The North Carolina House is ready to revisit a bill already approved by the Senate that would allow some court officials to decline carrying out same-sex marriage duties. A House judiciary panel scheduled debate Wednesday on legislation giving the option...
  • White House Brief: Things to know about Rick Santorum

    Rick Santorum, the former Pennsylvania senator who won the 2012 Iowa caucuses by a hair, is widely expected to enter the race for the 2016 Republican presidential nomination on Wednesday. Here are some key things to know: ___ THE BRIEF A hard-driving...
  • Conservative group running pro-Grayson, anti-Murphy ad

    A group that backs conservative Republicans is running ads in Florida taking the side of liberal U.S. Rep. Alan Grayson and against moderate Congressman Patrick Murphy. And in doing so, the Club for Growth might be butting its nose into a potential...
  • Appeals panel won't lift hold on Obama immigration action

    President Barack Obama's plan to shield as many as 5 million immigrants living in the U.S. from deportation remained on hold Tuesday after a federal appeals court panel refused to allow it to take effect immediately. Obama announced an executive action...
  • House scraps shielding agencies that bar gay adoptions

    The Texas House has scrapped — at least for the time being — a measure that would have allowed some child welfare agencies to block gays and same-sex couples from adopting children through them. The proposal would have protected entities that...
  • House Passes Bill Protecting Employees' Right To Discuss Salaries

    Legislation that would protect employees' right to disclose salary information cleared the state house of Representatives just before midnight, after the measure designed to reduce gender wage disparities was met with pushback from some Republicans who...
  • Democrats show priorities as they advance 2016 budget plan

    Democrats show priorities as they advance 2016 budget plan
    A plan Illinois Democrats are proposing as an alternative to the steep cuts sought by Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner would keep budget levels flat for local governments and Medicaid and only modestly reduce higher education assistance, committee leaders...
  • Huckabee: Grant Americans free trade on prescriptions

    Huckabee: Grant Americans free trade on prescriptions
    I'm disappointed with Republicans who voted last week to empower President Obama with new trade authority. I wouldn't trust this administration to negotiate a deal on a secondhand Subaru — let alone a trillion-dollar trade deal. One free and...