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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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  • Who will Obama appoint to replace Holder, and can the nominee get confirmed?

    Who will Obama appoint to replace Holder, and can the nominee get confirmed?
    Confirming a new attorney general to replace Eric Holder is certain to prompt a heated political debate during a robust post-election lame-duck session of Congress – one made especially more divisive if Democrats lose the Senate’s majority....
  • Legislative fiasco hurts Broward County

    Legislative fiasco hurts Broward County
        This past Tuesday, the Republican controlled Florida House of Representatives went home showing a total lack of respect for the Florida constitution and a concern for the people of Florida. Unfortunately, the residents of Broward County are some...
  • House repeals DC law protecting workers' reproductive health choices

    WASHINGTON Shortly before midnight Thursday, without fanfare, the U.S. House voted to repeal a Washington, D.C., law that will prohibit employers from discriminating against workers who obtain abortions or use birth control. The 228-192 vote was symbolic...
  • Alone, for now, among GOP hopefuls, Rand Paul pursues black voters

    WASHINGTON Rand Paul, soon before announcing his run for president last month, stood before an audience at historically black Bowie State University and echoed Martin Luther King Jr.'s 1967 message that there are "two Americas." That phrase about the...
  • House Republicans want to gut key American principle

    House Republicans want to gut key American principle
    The Civil War era's 14th Amendment, granting automatic citizenship to any baby born on American soil, is a proud achievement of the Party of Lincoln. But now House Republicans are talking about abolishing birthright citizenship. A House Judiciary...
  • GOP hopefuls want clerk-treasurer nomination in Crown Point

    Two Republican hopefuls have stepped forward to run for their chance to hold the seat held for three terms by the city's Republican Clerk-Treasurer Patti Olson, who is retiring. Center Township Assessor Kristie Dressel and certified public accountant...
  • Rick Perry courts New Hampshire for possible 2016 presidential run

    Rick Perry courts New Hampshire for possible 2016 presidential run
    After admiring the glazed pig turning on the spit at the "Defend Freedom" pork roast, Rick Perry was striding toward the stage when a master carver in an apron chased after him. "I'm a Perry guy now," Ed Naile of Deerfield quickly told Perry's New...
  • House passes $35B bill for Energy Department, water projects

    House Republicans Friday passed the second of 12 spending bills for the upcoming budget year, a $35 billion measure funding the Energy Department and popular water projects constructed by the Army Corps of Engineers. But the 240-177 tally fell short of...
  • Pope stokes flames ahead of US trip even as he ends problems

    When Pope Francis visits the United States this fall, he can expect the same rock-star adulation that greets him wherever he goes. But his positions on hot-button issues such as the death penalty and climate change could quickly set the stage for...
  • State Sen. Farrow announces July 17 resignation

    Republican state Sen. Paul Farrow, of Pewaukee, says he will resign from his seat effective July 17. Farrow was elected on April 7 as Waukesha County executive. Farrow had said he would resign his Senate seat following that win, but he wanted to wait...
  • US House approves money for Ohio uranium plant cleanup

    The House gave final approval Friday to additional federal money for the decontamination and decommissioning of a Cold War-era uranium plant in southern Ohio, although its fate is uncertain due to a presidential veto threat. The measure provides $213...