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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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  • No special prosecutor needed for U.S. tax agency probe: Justice Dept

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A top Justice Department official, deflecting demands from Republicans, said on Thursday that a special prosecutor was not needed to look into past U.S. Internal Revenue Service treatment of conservative groups and the agency's loss...
  • Special elections, punishment needed in redistricting scandal

    Special elections, punishment needed in redistricting scandal
    If you caught your child throwing rocks at other kids, you'd reprimand him. If he threw rocks again, you might ground him. If he threw rocks yet again, would you hand him a fresh bag of rocks? Only if you were an idiot. Well, Florida legislators...
  • What's the message when Obama sticks to public schedule during a crisis?

    WASHINGTON Just after a passenger jet was shot down over Ukraine, President Barack Obama flew to Delaware to have a burger and fries at the popular Charcoal Pit restaurant and then to New York to attend a pair of private political events. Obama spoke for...
  • Race for North Dakota's agriculture commissioner is all about oil

    TOWNER North Dakota (Reuters) - North Dakota's biggest oil producers have picked a side and put money into an obscure election for the state's agriculture commissioner, hoping to ward off a rising Democratic challenger who could limit development of new...
  • SSA to continue offering verification letters in offices

    SSA to continue offering verification letters in offices
    WASHINGTON -- The Social Security Administration announced Thursday it will continue to provide benefit verification letters at field offices, reversing an earlier plan to cut that service that had led to criticism from members of the public and some...
  • Lawsuit hearing not worthy of an Eagle Scout merit badge

    Rep. Pete Sessions, the House Rules Committee chairman who led Wednesday's hearing on Republicans' plans to sue President Obama, presented the legal credentials that have put him in this position of responsibility. "I'm an Eagle Scout," the Texas...
  • You'll never guess what partisan politics are damaging now

    You'll never guess what partisan politics are damaging now
    Next month the United States will host dozens of African leaders in Washington. But unless something changes before then, we will still be without confirmed ambassadors in 14 countries on the African continent, including in such strategically important...
  • Biggest spenders weren't all winners in state congressional primaries

    Biggest spenders weren't all winners in state congressional primaries
    Some unsuccessful candidates for House seats in California outspent at least one of their winning rivals in the June 3 primary, reports filed with the Federal Election Commission showed this week. In most of the state's 53 congressional districts, the...
  • Republicans up pressure for fast-track trade authority

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Some Republican lawmakers on Thursday threatened to withhold support for a Pacific trade pact unless Congress first passes legislation to ensure any deal will go to Congress for an up or down vote, without amendments. In a letter...
  • Pivoting to foreign policy, Rick Perry strikes two adversaries [Commentary]

    Pivoting to foreign policy, Rick Perry strikes two adversaries [Commentary]
     President Obama's yearning to become a peacetime president continues to be frustrated by the reality on the ground in the Middle East, and by Republicans' zeal to capitalize on it politically at home. The disintegration of Iraq, the emergence of a...
  • Grayson leads in cash campaign in Central Florida Congressional races

    Grayson leads in cash campaign in Central Florida Congressional races
    With weeks left before the August 26 primary, U.S. Rep. Alan Grayson is once again raising campaign cash far faster than anyone else running in any of six Central Florida Congressional races – and is spending it far faster than anyone else too,...