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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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  • Iran extension prompts calls for more sanctions in U.S. Congress

    Several U.S. Republican lawmakers insisted on Monday that the extension of nuclear talks with Iran be accompanied by increased sanctions, setting the stage for a battle with the Obama administration after their party takes full control of Congress next...
  • Chuck Hagel, under pressure, resigns as defense secretary

    Chuck Hagel, under pressure, resigns as defense secretary
    Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel resigned on Monday, leaving under pressure as President Barack Obama faces critical national security challenges, including fighting Islamic State in Iraq and Syria and revising plans to exit Afghanistan. It was the first...
  • Proposed Fed rule gives mixed signals on rates: study

    A rule that some U.S. lawmakers want the Federal Reserve to follow when setting monetary policy is now giving conflicting signals on where interest rates should be, a San Francisco Fed study published on Monday showed. The so-called Taylor rule, named...
  • Jules Witcover: Obama's immigration gamble a bid to salvage legacy

    — Barack Obama's decision to follow through on his plan to reform immigration policy through an executive action is an uncharacteristically bold gamble, made in the hope of salvaging the final two years of his presidency and his own political...
  • New House GOP better for science -- by a micron

    New House GOP better for science -- by a micron
    For many thinking Americans, the anti-intellectual core of Republican Party policies was made real during a 2007 primary debate among its 11 presidential candidates, when three raised their hands to say they doubted the theory of evolution. More...
  • Don't expect Benghazi report to quiet the scandal mongers

    To the editor: A House select committee appointed in May is carrying out the eighth investigation of the 2012 Benghazi, Libya, attack. Really? Another investigation? What is the point other than to keep this non-scandal alive? ("GOP panel on Benghazi...
  • Republicans push for more Iran sanctions as talks are extended

    WASHINGTON Monday's seven-month extension of talks about the Iranian nuclear program makes it very likely the Senate will vote on strengthening sanctions against Iran in the first part of 2015. Sen. Mitch McConnell of Kentucky, the Republican who will be...
  • Chris Christie's style colors presidential prospects

    BOCA RATON, Fla. Suddenly, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is a Republican miracle worker. For the moment, the Republican establishment is looking past his temper, the George Washington Bridge scandal, his state's budget problems and the uneasy feeling...
  • Trudy Rubin: No one has coherent long-term solution to ISIS

    If there was ever an issue that required politics to stop at the water's edge, it's the fight against ISIS. With its Mideast land grab, its growing army of Western volunteers, and its global aspirations, ISIS threatens U.S. security interests and must be...
  • Fix mess of write-in candidates

    Fix mess of write-in candidates
    It's bad enough that the laws controlling Florida's election primaries routinely disenfranchise huge swaths of voters — half a million in Broward and Palm Beach counties alone. It's worse that Republicans and Democrats further corrupt the system...
  • 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...