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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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  • A minimum-wage hike finds hope in U.S. heartland

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama's push to raise the minimum wage, which has largely found success in liberal-leaning coastal states to date, could make headway in the conservative heartland in the November elections. Voters in the...
  • Albert R. Hunt: Why Obama needs congressional authority to wage war

    Albert R. Hunt: Why Obama needs congressional authority to wage war
    Democratic Sen. Tim Kaine of Virginia says the question of whether Congress needs to authorize President Barack Obama's declared war on Islamic State was settled by Thomas Jefferson when that president went after the Barbary pirates more than 200 years...
  • Thinkin' and Linkin'

    Thinkin' and Linkin'
    A friend and once-faithful Change of Subject reader told me over the weekend that he's become a less faithful reader -- that since the Tribune website redesign,  this blog hasn't retained the charm it once had. My plea was guilty as charged. But with an...
  • U.S. Congress could link inversion plan, tax breaks: lawmaker

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Senate's top Democratic tax-writer said on Tuesday he is considering linking legislation to curb foreign corporate buyout deals known as inversions with separate efforts to renew expired tax breaks that businesses want...
  • Poll: Illinois voters back referendum issues

    Poll: Illinois voters back referendum issues
    Illinois voters strongly support the idea of increasing the minimum wage and raising the state income tax on millionaires — positions that could help Democrats drive turnout in November, a Chicago Tribune poll shows. The survey also found that...
  • House panel's Benghazi surprise: little partisan rancor

    After two years of political warfare that turned even the word “Benghazi” into a partisan epithet, a special House committee held its first public hearing Wednesday with a surprise – a deliberate effort at being sober, even boring....
  • New proposals, new poll as Medicaid session convenes

    Virginia legislators return to Richmond on Thursday to debate the Medicaid expansion they've already rebuffed with news that a majority of Virginians — 61 percent — support the idea, and with two conservative alternatives on their desks. But...
  • Knight tells Donnelly not to walk precincts for him

    Knight tells Donnelly not to walk precincts for him
    State Sen. Stephen Knight (R-Palmdale) said Wednesday he has told controversial GOP Assemblyman Tim Donnelly not to walk precincts for him in Santa Clarita this weekend.  Donnelly, of Twin Peaks, arguably the Legislature's most outspoken conservative,...
  • House votes to arm, train moderate Syrian rebels

    The U.S. House of Representatives approved President Barack Obama's plan on Wednesday to train and arm moderate Syrian rebels, but questions remain over whether it will give them the advanced weapons they say they need to defeat Islamic State militants....
  • Pennsylvania House lawmakers vote for ISIS/Syria plan

    — Congressman Charlie Dent broke from the rest of the Lehigh Valley delegation Wednesday when he voted against a plan to train and equip Syrian rebels in the fight against Islamic State militants. Dent, a Republican who represents much of the...
  • U.S. House passes bill to avert government shutdown, extend Export-Import bank

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. House of Representatives on Wednesday approved a stop-gap spending measure that averts an Oct. 1 government shutdown and extends the U.S. Export-Import Bank's ability to operate for another nine months. The measure, passed...