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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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  • Loretta Lynch confirmed as attorney general after long delay

    Loretta Lynch confirmed as attorney general after long delay
    Loretta Lynch won confirmation as the nation's first black female attorney general Thursday from a Senate that forced her to wait more than five months for the title and remained divided to the end. The 56-43 vote installs Lynch, now U.S. attorney for...
  • Lynch wait is over, as Senate confirms her as attorney general

    WASHINGTON Loretta Lynch survived a long and bitter battle Thursday as the Senate voted to confirm the North Carolina native as the first African-American woman to serve as U.S. attorney general. Lynch, whom President Barack Obama nominated last...
  • Obama policies, not race, reason for criticism

    The U.S. House passes a bill. It goes to the Senate, which passes it. Then it goes to the president to sign it into law or to veto the bill. That's how it works. Where do Republicans have to negotiate to have the president sign it into law? If Obama...
  • In visit, Walker discounts idea Wisconsin lagging Minnesota

    Likely GOP presidential candidate Scott Walker hopped across the border Thursday to mingle with Minnesota Republicans and while there discounted suggestions that Wisconsin's economy has performed worse in his time as governor than its Democratic-led...
  • Jackie Robinson, a South Side Republican, was 'community first, politics second'

    Jackie Robinson was a rarity in Chicago — a black Republican who spent many years as a ward committeeman on the South Side. Mr. Robinson, who was not related to the baseball player, spent most of his career in various jobs with the state of...
  • Gay marriage a difficult issue for GOP White House hopefuls

    For Democratic politicians, same-sex marriage has become an easy issue: They're for it. Many Republican VIPs — notably the presidential hopefuls — face a far more complicated landscape. Looming ahead for these contenders are early contests in...
  • 2016 presidential candidates are serial name-droppers

    Call it gilt by association: The 2016 presidential hopefuls have become serial name-droppers, hoping to boost their own appeal by borrowing the luster of others. They're sprinkling their speeches, interviews and tweets with mentions of everyone from...
  • Benghazi panel seeks Clinton appearance on email, 2012 attack

    WASHINGTON A Republican-led special House committee asked Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton to answer questions in May and June on her use of private e-mails while secretary of state and her response to the 2012 attack in Benghazi, Libya....
  • Why Washington is broken: Partisan legislation to authorize American research is the wrong approach

    We've heard it for several years now: Washington is broken. Progress has ground to a halt due to partisan politics. Partisanship dominates the headlines for many of the issues that come before Congress, be it immigration, tax reform, gun control or...
  • Assembly Republicans to pass school testing pause bill

    Responding to pressure from parents and teachers upset with the troubled rollout of a new statewide test that grade-school students are taking this spring, Assembly Republicans said Thursday they will pass a bill next month ensuring the results aren't...
  • Republicans won't challenge Cuba's removal from terrorism list

    MIAMI Republicans say they will not mount a challenge to President Barack Obama's plan to remove Cuba from the list of state sponsors of terrorism. U.S. Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen, R-Fla., met with congressional colleagues last week to map strategy to...