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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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  • You'll never guess what partisan politics are damaging now

    You'll never guess what partisan politics are damaging now
    Next month the United States will host dozens of African leaders in Washington. But unless something changes before then, we will still be without confirmed ambassadors in 14 countries on the African continent, including in such strategically important...
  • Airwaves Fill With Candidates' Toxic Claims

    It has begun. Swords are unsheathed and unflattering comments fill the air. Expect 15 weeks of recriminations between now and November, with the Republicans practicing on each other for next three weeks. Republican gubernatorial hopeful state Sen....
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Washington, D.C., officials blasts Republicans' bid to gut gun laws

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - District of Columbia officials blasted the Republican-controlled U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday for passing legislation that would gut local gun laws in the U.S. capital. The House on Wednesday approved a spending...
  • 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...
  • Justice Department expands probe to include missing IRS emails

    The Justice Department has widened its investigation of the Internal Revenue Service’s alleged targeting of political groups to include the disappearance of two years of emails from a top official involved in the controversy. The widening of the...
  • Export-Import Bank's survival is on the line

    As lawmakers in Washington wrestle over the future of the U.S. Export-Import Bank, Milwaukee businessman Bill Maxon has no question where he stands on the issue. Maxon runs a small company with about 30 employees that makes machines used in mixing and...
  • Quarter of the world has no US ambassador

    WASHINGTON The United States does not have ambassadors in more than a quarter of the countries in the world, hindering U.S. efforts on issues ranging from counterterrorism work in Africa to the flood of children fleeing Central America for the U.S....
  • Brad Osborne confounds allies, delights foes

    Lehigh County Commissioner Brad Osborne blundered badly in 2012 when he provided the deciding vote for Mike Schware to fill the vacancy left when Commissioner Glenn Eckhart became county controller. Schware was a well-qualified, articulate advocate...
  • 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...