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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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  • The GOP's Iraq quandary

    For most of the summer, Republicans had it easy when it came to the Islamic State. All they had to do was complain that President Obama wasn't tough enough, accuse him of lacking strategic vision and demand that he do more. Sens. John McCain (R-Ariz.)...
  • Wisconsin prosecutors seek ruling to restart Gov. Walker probe

    Wisconsin prosecutors seek ruling to restart Gov. Walker probe
    Wisconsin prosecutors on Tuesday are asking a federal appeals court to allow them to restart an investigation into possible illegal coordination between Governor Scott Walker's campaign and special interest groups during elections in 2011 and 2012. The...
  • Lameness of Congress' post-election session could hinge on results

    WASHINGTON There's no "fiscal cliff" or global financial crisis for this year's post-election lame-duck session, but that doesn't mean it will be easy. Lawmakers will be faced with a couple of old favorites: another extension of government funding and...
  • Drought-stricken California communities seek help from Congress

    WASHINGTON Seventeen California cities and counties urged Congress on Tuesday to complete drought legislation that's hung up in secret negotiations. The municipal resolutions passed in recent weeks by small towns like Dos Palos and counties like Kern and...
  • GOP Candidates Prescribe Over-The-Counter Birth Control Pills

    WASHINGTON — To counter Democratic attacks that they are soldiers in a "war against women," some GOP candidates across the nation, including at least two in Connecticut, are advocating changing federal laws to allow the purchase of over-the-...
  • Senate plans to debate campaign finance amendment

    WASHINGTON Senators return Monday from their summer recess and plan to take up a constitutional amendment to limit big money in campaigns. It's expected to ultimately fail, and a big reason is Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell and other...
  • Coakley could lead Massachusetts ballot of female candidates

    If Martha Coakley wins the Democratic primary for governor today, she’ll be poised to try to redeem herself after an embarrassing defeat in 2010. She’ll also be setting the stage for a November election that could feature women in some of...
  • Cheney urges House GOP to support a hawkish national defense

    Former Vice President Dick Cheney, often considered the brain behind President Bush's war strategy in Iraq, gave a pep talk to House Republicans on Tuesday highlighting the value of a hawkish national defense. As Congress is weighing President Obama's...
  • Money pours in as race for U.S. Senate seat from Arkansas tightens

    LITTLE ROCK Ark. (Reuters) - The Arkansas race for a seat in the U.S. Senate is nearly a dead heat and almost certain to be the most expensive in the state's history as Democrats and Republicans pour money into a battle that could help determine the...
  • Obama asks Congress to approve aid to rebels in fight against Islamic State

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama has asked the U.S. Congress to authorize aid for rebel groups fighting in Syria, a move that would put lawmakers on record backing his strategy to defeat Islamic State militants. The request by the...
  • Boehner says he's working on temporary reprieve for Export-Import Bank

    Boehner says he's working on temporary reprieve for Export-Import Bank
    The Export-Import Bank, in danger of closing at the end of the month because of strong conservative opposition, neared a temporary reprieve Tuesday as House Speaker John A. Boehner (R-Ohio) said he was working with a leading critic of the bank on a short-...