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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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  • Group says it hits milestone in bid to turn Texas toward Democrats

    AUSTIN Texas (Reuters) - Alumni from the Obama 2012 presidential campaign reached what they called a milestone this week in their campaign to turn Texas from a Republican stronghold into a state where Democrats post wins capable of shaking the national...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Foley Speaks Softly, So Read His Bumper Sticker

    Foley Speaks Softly, So Read His Bumper Sticker
    DANBURY — Tom Foley arrived for his latest listening tour in a black Audi A4 with a green bumper sticker that says, "Don't blame me, I voted for Tom Foley." It's cute, a little cheeky, even. But the sticker reflects a serious vibe that resonates...
  • Greenberg Lends More Money To Campaign; Esty Has $1 Million-Plus

    WASHINGTON — Republican businessman Mark Greenberg, who is running against Rep. Elizabeth Esty for the 5th District congressional seat, continues to self-finance his campaign, lending it $305,000 in the last three months, Federal Election Commission...
  • Senate Democrats' Hobby Lobby bill fails to move forward

    Senate Democrats' Hobby Lobby bill fails to move forward
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - An attempt by U.S. Senate Democrats to override the Supreme Court's controversial birth control ruling failed to muster enough votes to move forward on Wednesday, but lawmakers vowed to keep pressing the issue heading into the...
  • Obama seeks Congress' help on the border crisis

    Obama seeks Congress' help on the border crisis
    Amid disintegrating support for President Obama's handling of the border crisis, the White House on Wednesday reached out to friends and foes alike in Congress in an effort to salvage its plan to respond to the surge of Central American children at the...
  • Six-state proposal should be taken seriously, but it's just so hard to

    Splitting California into six chunks is still a crackpot idea, but maybe it's time to start taking this semi-seriously. That's because 1.3 million California voters have signed petitions to place the nutty notion on the ballot, its rich promoter says....
  • U.S. hits oil giant Rosneft, other firms with toughest Russia sanctions

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama imposed the biggest package of U.S. economic sanctions yet on Russia on Wednesday, hitting Russia's largest oil producer Rosneft and other energy, financial and defense firms, with what he called significant...
  • U.S. House passes $10.9 billion transportation funding extension

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. House of Representatives on Tuesday overwhelmingly passed a $10.9 billion extension of U.S. transportation funding through May 2015, a measure aimed at averting cutbacks in August in federal money for road, bridge and...
  • Boehner's folly: Their Take

    Boehner's folly So let's get this straight. John Boehner, the Republican speaker of the House of Representatives, whose party wants to repeal Obamacare, plans to sue President Barack Obama for failing to fully implement Obamacare. The president, who did...