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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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  • Hundreds of U.S. lawmakers seek role in Iran nuclear talks

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - More than three-quarters of the U.S. House of Representatives signed a letter sent to President Barack Obama Wednesday, insisting that lawmakers play a role in any decision to offer Iran long-term sanctions relief in connection with...
  • White House opposes extending business depreciation tax break

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Obama administration said on Thursday that it "strongly opposes" a Republican measure pending in the U.S. Congress that would permanently extend a business tax break dealing with deductions on depreciation of certain...
  • For Senate leaders, conflicts take a personal turn and play out in public

    WASHINGTON Four minutes after the Senate returned from its Fourth of July recess this week, Harry Reid laced into Mitch McConnell. Senate Republican leaders were throwing a "temper tantrum," Reid told the Senate. Their conduct was "outrageous." Once...
  • Diaz-Balart: House inaction on immigration "irresponsible"

      To the dismay of South Florida Congressman Mario Diaz-Balart, House Republicans have given up the last hope for enacting immigration reform legislation this year.   “It is highly irresponsible not to deal with the issue,” Diaz-Balart...
  • Corbett signs $29 billion budget, slams lawmakers over pension inaction

    HARRISBURG — Gov. Tom Corbett this morning said he has signed the state's 2014-15 budget, but also accused lawmakers of doing too little to repair the state's finances. Corbett said he was using his line-item veto authority to eliminate $65 million...
  • Republicans call Ventura County Democratic leader's tweets offensive

    National Republicans are seizing on a local California Democratic leader’s controversial tweets to try to gain traction in a competitive congressional race straddling Los Angeles and Ventura counties. Every day this week the National Republican...
  • Todd Akin, in new book, says he should not have apologized for rape comments

    WASHINGTON Former U.S. Rep. Todd Akin says in a new book that he should not have apologized for controversial comments about rape and pregnancy during his 2012 race for U.S. Senate. "By asking the public at large for forgiveness, I was validating the...
  • U.S. judge tells IRS to explain lost emails in 'Tea Party' probe

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A judge told the U.S. Internal Revenue Service on Thursday it must submit an explanation by Aug. 10 for how it lost emails being sought in a Republican congressional inquiry of a 2013 controversy over tax scrutiny of conservative...
  • Bipartisan support for sportsmen's bill evaporates

    WASHINGTON A bipartisan bill to open up more public lands to hunters and fishermen and block more regulation of their equipment was abruptly killed in the Senate on Thursday, after senators from both parties tried to use amendments as the platform for a...
  • Obama, Republicans in Congress spar over border crisis

    WASHINGTON President Barack Obama and congressional Republicans on Thursday escalated their war of words over the border crisis as lawmakers began considering the White House's $3.7 billion funding request to address the problem. Even before the Senate...
  • Should members of road authorities be elected rather than appointed?