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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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  • Obama lashes out at Republican efforts to restrict voting

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Closing out a week of commemorating progress from the Civil Rights Movement, President Barack Obama on Friday sharply criticized Republicans for leading efforts in some parts of the country to prevent citizens from voting. Obama's...
  • Three GOP candidates "endorse" Brown for governor

    Three GOP candidates will gather Monday to endorse Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown for governor, but there's a catch. Dan Bongino, who is running for the 6th Congressional District seat, and gubernatorial candidates Harford County Executive David Craig and Del....
  • Tension running high earlier than usual at Capitol

    Tension running high earlier than usual at Capitol
    Nerves are frayed at the Capitol earlier than usual this year as state lawmakers careen from political pressure points to governmental crises. In rapid succession, they went through a primary election campaign, heard Democratic Gov. Pat Quinn's call...
  • With new leader for Obamacare, White House shifts to election mode

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Kathleen Sebelius' departure as President Barack Obama's health secretary signals a new chapter in the White House's efforts to defend Obama's signature healthcare law and help Senate Democrats who face tough battles for re-election...
  • A Springtime Truism: Campaign cash floods the Florida Capitol

    A Springtime Truism: Campaign cash floods the Florida Capitol
    TALLAHASSEE — Orlando City Soccer struck out in the Florida Legislature last year when the team wanted a $30 million tax break to subsidize the construction of a new soccer stadium in downtown Orlando. The soccer club planning to soon join Major...
  • Obama looks to pivot from health care rollout

    WASHINGTON President Barack Obama worked to turn a page Friday on his signature health care law, nominating White House aide Sylvia Mathews Burwell to replace embattled Kathleen Sebelius as secretary of health and human services. Known for her management...
  • Moderate Republican to retire after primary challenge emerges

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Longtime Republican congressman Thomas Petri of Wisconsin will not seek re-election in November, announcing his decision just a week after a conservative state legislator revealed plans to mount a primary challenge for his seat....
  • 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...
  • Voice of the People, Apr. 14

    Leaf-blowing assaults It's lawn-care combat season again, and I recently experienced the first noise attack. I find it offensive to step outside my door and have the peace of the neighborhood drowned out by the obnoxiously loud whine of a leaf blower....
  • 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...
  • 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...