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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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  • Special Report: Why metro Houston fears the next big storm

    By Duff Wilson, Ryan McNeill and Deborah J. Nelson GALVESTON, Texas (Reuters) - When Hurricane Ike hit this city on the Gulf of Mexico, William Merrell found himself trapped in a second-floor apartment as storm waters coursed eight feet deep through...
  • It's time to kill the lame duck session

    It's time to kill the lame duck session
    The current lame duck session of Congress, which ends on Jan. 3 and includes senators and representatives defeated on Nov. 4, began with the same old partisanship that characterized the last few years in Washington, as the Senate rejected the Keystone...
  • Latino voters strongly support Obama immigration action, poll finds

    President Obama's decisions on immigration last week have angered Republicans, but have drawn strong support from a key audience, Latino voters, according to a new survey. Roughly nine in 10 Latino registered voters said they supported Obama's move to...
  • Obama to Republican critics on immigration: 'Pass a bill'

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Barack Obama shrugged off criticism of his executive action on immigration with a challenge to House of Representatives Republicans: if you don't like it, do something. Obama was asked in an interview broadcast on...
  • Obama defends legal reasoning behind his new immigration plan

    Obama defends legal reasoning behind his new immigration plan
    President Obama argued Sunday that his plan to suspend enforcement of U.S. immigration law for certain violators won't clear the path for a future Republican president to take similar executive actions regarding tax laws he or she doesn't like. In an...
  • Expanded health coverage merits push from leaders: Editorial

    Expanded health coverage merits push from leaders: Editorial
    The Florida Legislature's new top officers, Senate President Andy Gardiner of Orlando and House Speaker Steve Crisafulli of Merritt Island, began laying out their policy agendas after they formally took charge of their chambers in Tallahassee this past...
  • Texas, Oklahoma threaten suits to block Obama immigration plan

    Texas, Oklahoma threaten suits to block Obama immigration plan
    As President Obama left Friday for Las Vegas to rally support for his executive actions on immigration, local officials in Arizona, Texas and Oklahoma moved to the courts to block the plan. Obama on Thursday announced that he would set in motion a...
  • Congressional reactions to President Obama's immigration reform announcement

    Congressional reactions to President Obama's immigration reform announcement
    Reactions from Florida's congressional delegation are trickling in about President Barack Obama's announcement of his immigration reform orders. Not surprisingly, U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson, D, and U.S. Reps. Alan Grayson, D-Orlando, and Corrinie Brown, D-...
  • At drought talks on Capitol Hill, behind-the-scenes maneuvering

    WASHINGTON Late Thursday morning, while the Capitol Hill spotlight was pointed elsewhere, three Northern California congressmen paid a quiet call on the state's junior Democratic senator, Barbara Boxer. They wanted to talk water. For upward of 40...
  • The moral wisdom of Obama's executive action

    President Obama began his immigration speech to the nation with a lie, then alternated between appeasing and taunting his critics, and wrapped up with a poetic truth. Not bad for a 15-minute speech. Obama managed to shrink-wrap the nation's love/hate...
  • House GOP sues Obama over health care law

    WASHINGTON After months of threats and delays, House Republicans on Friday finally filed their lawsuit against the Obama administration over the 4-year-old Affordable Care Act, charging that the White House had exceeded its authority on key elements of...