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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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  • Medicaid sides trade letters, hypocrisy barbs

    House Republicans held a press call this morning to decry the "just blinding" hypocrisy they've seen from Gov. Terry McAuliffe and U.S. Sen. Mark Warner. McAuliffe and Warner both complained last year of the tactics Republicans in the U.S. Congress used...
  • Democrats hoping to succeed Rep. Waxman square off in Pacific Palisades

    State Sen. Ted Lieu (D-Torrance), who is vying for a high-profile congressional seat, picked up the endorsement Sunday of the Pacific Palisades Democratic Club. The endorsement came after a club-sponsored forum featuring four of the 10 Democrats on...
  • Top-two primary might be bad for small-party candidates

    When California voters decided to change the way the state's primary elections work, the move was cast as an effort to moderate a state Capitol gripped by polarization. If the top two vote-getters in a primary faced off against one another in November...
  • LBJ's Civil Rights Act saved America

    LBJ's Civil Rights Act saved America
    Fifty years later, it's hard to imagine the enactment of the Civil Rights Act by today's polarized Congress. Maybe, as the old saying goes, today's fighting is so vicious because the stakes are so small. We Americans appear to fight less among ourselves...
  • Benefit Restoration Gets Complicated

    WASHINGTON —- Renewal of important expired federal tax benefits for homeowners took a major step forward last week, but the route to final congressional approval is beginning to look longer —- and potentially bumpier —- than previously...
  • U.S. lawmakers visit Afghanistan to press case for troops to stay

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives, John Boehner, is leading a delegation of Republican lawmakers on a trip to Afghanistan to underscore their call for U.S. forces to remain there and also to review the country's...
  • Steve Paul: The tea leaves suggest Hillary Clinton would be a formidable candidate

    No matter what happens in the midterm election this November, a larger political scenario looms for 2016. For the Democrats right now, the presumptive though not entirely certain presidential nominee is Hillary Rodham Clinton. ("I'm thinking about it,"...
  • The GOP must compromise on jobless benefits

    The following editorial appeared in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette on Friday, April 11: The U.S. Senate voted this week to extend for five months emergency unemployment benefits for nearly 3 million Americans who have been out of work for more than six...
  • Robert J. Fisher: Ryan budget slashes safety net programs for needy

    Robert J. Fisher: Ryan budget slashes safety net programs for needy
    On a recent visit to an area book megastore, I was surprised, to say the least, to discover "The Giver" by Lois Lowry in the children's section. After all, it has only been a decade since I had required the students in my 11th grade advanced placement...
  • Democratic congressional race heating up in Bucks County

    Democrats Shaughnessy Naughton and Kevin Strouse have opened campaign offices barely a block apart on Mill Street, the main drag in Bristol. Neither of the candidates seeking their party's nomination for Congress lives in Bristol, but the struggling...
  • A state divided is no longer golden

    SACRAMENTO — Cracking California into six pieces and calling each chunk a state sounds really crackpot. Don't like this state government? How about five more? What about the notion of Los Angeles students attending UC Berkeley or San Diego State...