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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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  • Congress jockeys over troubled border-funding bill

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Legislation to pay for handling a flood of Central American migrant children hung by a thread in the Congress on Wednesday amid deep divisions over President Barack Obama's emergency funding request, even as the Senate agreed to...
  • Obama gets a taste of KC barbecue alongside some fellow citizens

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. President Barack Obama feasted on working-class delicacies in Kansas City Tuesday night as he sought to bond with people unaccustomed to having the ear of the most powerful man in the world. His presidential motorcade steered to Arthur...
  • Rauner tossing financial lifeline to Illinois Republicans

    Rauner tossing financial lifeline to Illinois Republicans
    When Bruce Rauner's campaign fund injected $750,000 to the Illinois Republican Party this month, it was another illustration of how the GOP governor candidate has become more than just a big name on the fall ballot. The wealthy equity investor from...
  • The party of new ideas

    The party of new ideas
    What if they held a presidential campaign and a think tank broke out? House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan, R-Wisc., who is considering running for president, offered his thoughts on poverty last week. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., has been giving...
  • U.S. House Speaker Boehner dismisses talk of impeaching Obama

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Republicans have no plans to begin impeachment proceedings against President Barack Obama, House of Representatives Speaker John Boehner declared on Tuesday, putting the blame on Democrats for stirring up pre-midterm election...
  • In Kansas, a Democrat makes hay on Brownback's budget woes

    OVERLAND PARK Kan. (Reuters) - Paul Davis has emerged as the potential wrecker of red state politics. The 42-year-old Democratic nominee for governor in Kansas, one of the nation's reddest states, was a long shot when he announced his candidacy....
  • Export-Import Bank's GOP foes spotlight alleged corruption at agency

    Republican opponents of the Export-Import Bank on Tuesday tried to spotlight corruption allegations at the agency as lawmakers battle over its future before a looming reauthorization deadline. A House Oversight subcommittee subpoenaed a fired bank...
  • Republican calls to impeach President Obama? Great news for Democrats

    Republican calls to impeach President Obama? Great news for Democrats
    Political enemies of President Obama have pretty much been calling for his impeachment since shortly after he took the oath of office in 2009. But this month, the volume of impeachment chatter rose a few notches, goosed by former Alaska Gov. Sarah...
  • Tea party versus business backers in the bayou

    Fresh from helping save Sen. Thad Cochran of Mississippi from a tea party upstart, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce is on the verge of endorsing an embattled Senate Democrat. According to the New York Times's Joe Nocera, national political director Rob...
  • Big Sugar bags Florida's top lawmakers

     Big Sugar bags Florida's top lawmakers
    On the tab of Big Sugar, clues show Florida's governor, agriculture commissioner and an array of past, current and future state House speakers have quietly traveled to Texas to hunt at King Ranch. The lawmakers might have bagged some critters. But it...
  • Ex-Im internal watchdog finds no proof of systemic corruption

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - There is currently no evidence of widespread fraud within the U.S. Export-Import Bank, its internal watchdog said, as critics of the bank flagged a wider probe of corruption claims. Three Ex-Im employees have been dismissed and...