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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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  • GOP taking reins on Capitol Hill, maps agenda focusing on economy, deficit cuts, no stumbles

    In the first Republican-dominated Congress to confront President Barack Obama, GOP leaders will focus on bolstering the economy and cutting the budget — and oh yes, avoiding self-inflicted calamities that make voters wonder if the party can govern...
  • Edward Brooke dies at 95; first black senator elected by popular vote

    Edward William Brooke III, the first African American elected to the U.S. Senate by popular vote and the first Republican senator to call for the resignation of President Nixon over the Watergate scandal, died Saturday at his home in Coral Gables, Fla. He...
  • Why political gridlock isn't always a bad thing

    To the editor: According to Jared Diamond, a "majority of decent Americans" are so distressed about political gridlock they may turn to authoritarianism to get things moving. Projection, anyone? ("America needs to study the enemy within," Op-Ed, Dec. 26)...
  • Virginia Politics: A Shad Plank lookahead to 2015

     Virginia Politics: A Shad Plank lookahead to 2015
    That was some roller coaster in politics, 2014 was. A sure-bet Senate election turned squeaker. A dance on the edge of a fiscal cliff over the state budget. A special session on the Medicaid expansion standoff that ended up … a standoff. Then...
  • Eight lawmakers to watch in the 114th Congress

    Eight lawmakers to watch in the 114th Congress
    When it convenes Jan. 6, the Republican-controlled 114th Congress will bring a wave of reinforcements to enhance the clout of President Obama's antagonists. But it remains to be seen whether that will set the stage for two years of continuing conflict...
  • Jeb Bush faces Common Core fight

    TALLAHASSEE, Fla. Jeb Bush never wavered in his support for the Common Core state standards not even after the education benchmarks became a target for Tea Party groups decrying federal overreach in education. That may hurt the former Florida governor,...
  • Gwen Graham rides into Congress with 'independent voice'

    Gwen Graham rides into Congress with 'independent voice'
    Gwen Graham, the daughter of one of Florida's most famous families, remembers riding her horse near Miami Lakes across open cow pastures that today are jammed with condominiums, stores and restaurants. The highlight of her birthday parties was milking...
  • Doyle McManus' 2014 hits and misses

    "Prediction is difficult, especially about the future,” Yogi Berra once said. Wait — let me correct that. It wasn't Yogi Berra; it was Niels Bohr. Or maybe Mark Twain. It's correction time. For columnists, the end of the year is a time to...
  • 2016 voters may choose between two dynasties

    2016 voters may choose between two dynasties
    Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush's candid interest in seeking the presidency in 2016 raises skepticism about whether the voters would vote for a third Bush in the Oval Office. It's based in part on the view, among Democrats anyway, that his father was...
  • Paul-Rubio feud over Cuba a preview of GOP's 2016 foreign policy debate?

    Paul-Rubio feud over Cuba a preview of GOP's 2016 foreign policy debate?
    Two of the Republican Party's top White House hopefuls clashed sharply Friday over President Barack Obama's new Cuba policy, a harbinger of a growing GOP rift over foreign affairs that could shape the party's 2016 presidential primaries. Sen. Rand...
  • Obama vows U.S. response to North Korea over Sony cyber attack

    Obama vows U.S. response to North Korea over Sony cyber attack
    President Barack Obama said on Friday that Sony Pictures Entertainment made a mistake in pulling theĀ 'The Interview' from theaters, after the FBI announced that North Korea was responsible for the cyber attack on the entertainment company. "Yes I...