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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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  • Paul Waldman: On Islamic State plan, voters aren't divided on party lines

    Paul Waldman: On Islamic State plan, voters aren't divided on party lines
    Last week, President Obama laid out his plan for attacking the Islamic State, and the immediate response from Republicans was almost uniformly negative. That wasn't surprising, given that one of the opposition's duties is to say that the president is...
  • One House GOP leader's idea on Medicaid: state control

    Another Republican idea on Medicaid has landed on the General Assembly’s desk, this one from a key player in the House GOP leadership, Del. David Albo. Albo’s proposal is to authorize an Interstate Health Compact – basically a multi-...
  • Obama's request to arm Syrians faces skepticism before Congress votes

    WASHINGTON President Barack Obama's request for Congress to authorize the training and equipping of Syrian rebels seemed a modest piece of the administration's new offensive against Islamic State militants. But it has proved to be anything but easy as...
  • 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...
  • Why is climate-change preparation like Lord Voldemort?

    “Global warming” is a phrase so identified with Democrats and Al Gore that now that the reality is upon us, it’s not only creating extreme weather, but a dilemma for conservatives: What should they call this phenomenon without sounding...
  • New Hampshire Senate race tied between Brown, Shaheen: poll

    BOSTON (Reuters) - Former Massachusetts U.S. Senator Scott Brown has pulled even with incumbent New Hampshire Democratic U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen in his bid to unseat her this fall, according to the first poll of likely voters since Brown won a three-...
  • Obama's 'diary' revelations [Commentary]

    Obama's 'diary' revelations [Commentary]
    Dear Diary: Looks as though our folks must finally come clean on Benghazi. In my defense, the attack on our consulate occurred in the middle of my re-election campaign. Mitt Romney and the Republicans were banging me pretty good about foreign policy...
  • Race for Iowa Senate seat is 'uncomfortably close'

    In a campaign so far defined by hogs and chickens, the race for the open Iowa Senate seat that most expected to fall to Democrats is now perhaps the closest in the country. And with the control of the Senate majority at stake in the upcoming election,...
  • Politics a family business for many U.S. candidates this year

    (Reuters) - Fighting for his political survival in a race that could swing majority control of the U.S. Senate, Arkansas Democratic incumbent Mark Pryor is leaning on a political asset no amount of campaign money can buy. His dad. David Pryor, the...
  • 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...