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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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  • President Obama says he'll announce immigration reform plan Thursday

    President Obama says he'll announce immigration reform plan Thursday
    President Obama appeared to be zeroing in Wednesday on a set of immigration policy changes that could protect 2.5 million to 4.9 million people from deportation, as he prepared to address the nation Thursday night to make his case for reform. The...
  • Frerichs claims victory in close Illinois treasurer's race

    Frerichs claims victory in close Illinois treasurer's race
    Two weeks after Election Day and with the vote counting finally finished, Democrat Mike Frerichs has emerged the winner of Illinois’ closely contested state treasurer’s race. Republican Tom Cross, the former House Republican leader from...
  • Some Senate Democrats balk at Obama's unilateral immigration approach

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Several Democratic senators are uncomfortable with President Barack Obama's decision to use executive action to make immigration reform, raising the possibility of open, bipartisan resistance to his plan. The senators, most from...
  • Republicans Fear Tax Hikes; Malloy Reiterates Pledge

    Republicans Fear Tax Hikes; Malloy Reiterates Pledge
    Republican legislators said Wednesday that they fear future tax increases could be coming next year because of the state’s budget problems – despite pledges by Democratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy to avoid tax increases. Malloy reiterated his...
  • Martin Schram: It's fight night over immigration reform

    Welcome to the Cable News Boxing Channel. Tonight, like every night, our main event features the same two heavyweights Congressional Republicans versus the Obama White House. This time, they are battling over immigration reform. There's the opening bell...
  • Chan Lowe: The endgame in Afghanistan

    Chan Lowe: The endgame in Afghanistan
    It looks like we’re entering the endgame in Afghanistan, the infamous “Graveyard of Empires,” a lot sooner than we anticipated.   Barack Obama would have liked to slide out gracefully, leaving behind a U.S.-financed indigenous force as...
  • Chan Lowe: Marco Rubio for vice president

    Chan Lowe: Marco Rubio for vice president
    All the buzz about Marco Rubio being on the Republican short list for vice-president makes one think that party strategists learned nothing from the last presidential election. In their zeal to cover up for a lackluster main candidate, they could well...
  • Senate Republicans up in 2016: No shutdown over immigration

    The coming battle over immigration with the White House has Senate Republicans up for re-election in 2016 fearful of a possible shutdown showdown. Indeed, many refuse to even entertain the possibility. "There will be no shutdown," said Sen. Mark S....
  • Would an Obama immigration order be on firm legal ground?

    WASHINGTON President Barack Obama is about to flex his muscles on immigration; perhaps, skeptics believe, past the breaking point. As chief of the executive branch, Obama enjoys considerable authority to act on his own in certain areas, including...
  • Bond Commission Approves Nearly $267 Million in Borrowing for Capital Projects

    Bond Commission Approves Nearly $267 Million in Borrowing for Capital Projects
    The State Bonding Commission on Wednesday swiftly and unanimously approved borrowing nearly $267 million to fund dozens of new capital projects. There was no dissent over the merits of the proposals, which include repurposing a building for a musical...
  • Obama should stay the course

    Obama should stay the course
    With the elections over, we hear a chorus of mainly Republicans telling President Obama to respect the views of the voters and capitulate to the new Congress. But in 2008 and again in 2012, these same politicians did everything they could to defy the...