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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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  • Peevish or loaded for bear _ Obama getting tough on critics

    Just as Congress is hitting something of a bipartisan stride on such issues as Medicare, Iran and trade, President Barack Obama and his White House team have decided to go after their Republican critics, picking fights and scornfully calling them out by...
  • Democrats eye Senate primary before taking on Toomey in 2016

    Pennsylvania's Democratic Party received its surest sign yet Friday that it will have a contested primary in next year's U.S. Senate race, and that's even before the general election contest against the potentially formidable incumbent, Republican Sen....
  • Mike Huckabee edges toward 2016 run; May 5 announcement planned

    Mike Huckabee edges toward 2016 run; May 5 announcement planned
    Inching closer to a second try for president, Republican Mike Huckabee said Friday he would announce his intentions next month in Hope, Ark., the hometown he shares with former President Clinton. “I think it will be worth tuning in for,”...
  • $25 billion Colorado budget heads to governor's desk

    A $25 billion Colorado budget with taxpayer refunds and more funding for education is headed to the governor's desk after state lawmakers gave final approval to the spending plan Friday. "No one pretends that this year's budget was perfect. But it was...
  • GOP contenders gather in NH: 5 things to watch for

    Nearly 20 Republican White House prospects will court presidential primary voters in New Hampshire this weekend at a state GOP meeting in Nashua. It's the first gathering of its kind in the first-in-the-nation primary state this year and offers no...
  • Obama calls delay of his attorney general nominee 'crazy'

    President Barack Obama on Friday said it was "crazy" and "embarrassing" the way the Republican-led Senate has held up confirmation of his attorney general nominee, Loretta Lynch. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said he was "hopeful" that the...
  • Obama to Senate: Approve Loretta Lynch nomination now

    WASHINGTON President Barack Obama on Friday called on Republicans to schedule a vote on his nominee to replace outgoing Attorney General Eric Holder, calling Loretta Lynch's monthslong wait a case of Senate "dysfunction" gone too far. At a news...
  • Bipartisan hints emerge in Senate mostly on asserting its power

    WASHINGTON The U.S. Senate showed a rare burst of bipartisanship this week on the one thing that brings Congress together: giving more power to Congress. Republicans and a group of Democrats agreed on a proposal to require President Barack Obama to bring...
  • Marco Rubio better be prepared for a good look at his record

    Marco Rubio better be prepared for a good look at his record
    To those who believe that Marco Rubio lacks the experience to be president, consider that his resume surpasses Barack Obama's when he announced his candidacy eight years ago. Obama had been a state senator for six years, never gaining a leadership...
  • Wyden knows his challenge on trade: fellow Democrats

    WASHINGTON "Trade has never been for the faint-hearted," Sen. Ron Wyden said Friday morning, less than 24 hours after announcing a bipartisan agreement on legislation to promote trade deals. The Oregon Democrat is in the unenviable position of being...
  • Senate panel spurns nominee

    In a stinging rebuke to Gov. Robert L. Ehrlich Jr., the Senate Executive Nominations Committee voted last night to reject his choice for environmental secretary, Lynn Y. Buhl. The decision marks the first time since Maryland's modern government was...