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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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  • Senate falls short on Keystone, battle looms with Obama next year

    WASHINGTON The Senate failed to vote for construction of the Keystone XL pipeline Tuesday, rebuffing a Democratic senator fighting for her political career and setting up a confrontation between President Barack Obama and a Republican-controlled...
  • Keystone XL pipeline bill dies in U.S. Senate

    Keystone XL pipeline bill dies in U.S. Senate
    A bill to force approval of the Keystone XL pipeline failed in the U.S. Senateon Tuesday, sparing President Barack Obama from an expected veto of legislation that several fellow Democrats supported.  The measure fell just short of the 60 votes needed for...
  • U.S. Senator Begich concedes defeat in Alaska senate race

    (Reuters) - U.S. Senator Mark Begich on Monday conceded defeat to his Republican challenger in a closely watched race that was part of midterm elections that gave Republicans control of the Senate and strengthened their grip on the House of...
  • Top Democrats meet to analyze what went wrong

    Top Democrats meet to analyze what went wrong
    Still smarting from their defeat in the governor’s race this month, Maryland’s top elected Democrats gathered in Annapolis on Monday for a two-hour discussion of the party’s future. In a meeting convened by U.S. Sen. Barbara A....
  • Parties put governing behind winning political support

    Parties put governing behind winning political support
    We Americans are increasingly given to political escapism. Regardless of our place on the political spectrum — Republican or Democrat, liberal or conservative — we prefer self-serving fictions to messy realities. We avoid unpopular choices...
  • Former state Sen. John J. Lanigan dies

     Former state Sen. John J. Lanigan dies
    John J. Lanigan represented Chicago's Southwest Side in the state Senate for two terms before serving as an Illinois savings and loan commissioner and 17 years on the Illinois State Board of Elections. A fiscal conservative, Mr. Lanigan was a forceful...
  • As Iran nuclear talks near deadline, surprise deal is still possible

    Ending the dispute over Iran's nuclear program could ease the hostile relationship between Tehran and the West, resolve one of the world's most urgent security threats and provide a diplomatic triumph for President Obama. But as negotiators from Iran...
  • Obama's political legacy fading fast

    WASHINGTON The Obama legacy wasn't supposed to unfold this way. Barack Obama was changing the political map, pushing the Democratic Party into the South and the Mountain West. He was building a new social network that would endure long after an Obama...
  • Action on immigration needed

    The following editorial appeared in the Miami Herald on Monday, Nov. 17: Given the repeated failure of this Congress and preceding ones to deal with immigration reform, the only questions now are when and how far President Barack Obama will go in using...
  • Analysis: Lessons for Democratic strategists from 2014

    WASHINGTON You could feel it from day one of this cycle. Senate Democratic strategists knew they were smarter than their Republican adversaries. They'd out-think them and out-work them. Incumbent Democratic senators who run good campaigns rarely lose,...
  • Republicans could need a new message on climate change in 2016

    WASHINGTON Senate Republicans swept into power vowing to fight what they call the White House's "war on coal," but at least one says they need a broader message than "no" in 2016. "I think there will be a political problem for the Republican Party...