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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 seeks conservative court's relief on immigration plan halt

    HOUSTON President Barack Obama's efforts to let almost 5 million undocumented immigrants stay in the U.S. may languish as his second term winds down unless he can win over one of the nation's most conservative appeals courts. Two of the three appellate...
  • Tennessee plan to make Bible 'official' book derailed

    The Bible usually unites Republicans in conservative Tennessee, but lately it is proving to be — as an epistle writer put it — more powerful and sharper than a double-edged sword. Legislators here are deeply divided over a proposal to make...
  • New Kansas rules would limit spending of welfare benefits

    A new Kansas law tells poor families that they can't use cash assistance from the state to attend concerts, get tattoos, see a psychic or buy lingerie. The list of don'ts runs to several dozen items. More than 20 other states have such lists. But the one...
  • Stuart Rothenberg: The what-ifs of the 2016 GOP presidential race

    WASHINGTON If Jeb Bush doesn't win any of the first four GOP contests Iowa, New Hampshire, South Carolina and Nevada does that eliminate him from the Republican race? Or does he have the staying power to survive those losses? If Texas Sen. Ted Cruz...
  • Obama signs overhaul of how Medicare pays doctors

    Ending years of last-minute fixes, President Barack Obama on Thursday signed legislation permanently changing how Medicare pays doctors, a rare bipartisan achievement by Democrats and Republicans. The bill overhauls a 1997 law that aimed to slow...
  • The proposed fast-track compromise isn't much of a compromise

    The proposed fast-track compromise isn't much of a compromise
    What's gotten into this Congress? Fresh off of bipartisan deals on two excruciatingly tough political issues -- funding the Department of Homeland Security despite Republicans' fierce opposition to President Obama's executive actions on immigration, and...
  • Bush: Senate should confirm attorney general nominee Lynch

    Likely Republican presidential contender Jeb Bush is calling on the U.S. Senate to confirm attorney general nominee Loretta Lynch. Bush appeared Thursday at the Concord City Republican Committee's "Politics and Pies" event at the Concord Snowshoe Club....
  • Many of California's vulnerable House members fundraising ahead of 2016

    Many of California's vulnerable House members fundraising ahead of 2016
    Hoping to inoculate themselves against challenges next year, most of California's vulnerable House members already are building campaign war chests. Quarterly fundraising reports filed with the Federal Election Commission provided an early glimpse of...
  • Jay Ambrose: The Clinton saga: fascinating to watch, hard to endure

    If we Americans were not participants in our democracy, not people deeply affected by political outcomes, just spectators taking in the show, you could not ask for anything much more fascinating than the Clinton saga. The story has been funny,...
  • Should the GOP have a female vice presidential candidate?

    Should the GOP have a female vice presidential candidate?
      No matter who becomes the Republican candidate for president in 2016 — Jeb Bush, Marco Rubio, Rush Limbaugh — Hillary Clinton will be the favorite to win. Republicans and Hillary bashers - which means all Republicans - don’t want...
  • Bipartisan agreement gives trade pact a boost

    Bipartisan agreement gives trade pact a boost
    Congressional leaders reached agreement Thursday on a bipartisan bill that should ease passage of a sweeping Pacific Rim trade deal, giving a boost to one of President Obama's top foreign policy goals but putting him in an unusual alliance with...