Republicans Still Aren’t Ready To Be The ‘iPhone Party’

Republicans Still Aren’t Ready To Be The ‘iPhone Party’

Could Republicans make the government run more like the app store on your smartphone? That's the suggestion that Senator Lamar Alexander (R-TN) offered during Saturday's weekly Re ...

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LBJ’s Way

LBJ’s Way

WASHINGTON -- History offers a rough kind of justice. As the nation's current president and three of his predecessors gathered this week at the University of Texas for an LBJ Libr ...

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President To Advance Pay Equity Through Executive Orders

President To Advance Pay Equity Through Executive Orders

Advancing the fight for pay equity, President Barack Obama will sign two executive orders this week meant to close the persistent wage gap between women and men. The first measure ...

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In Michigan, Obama Assails Republican Economic Policies As ‘Mean’

In Michigan, Obama Assails Republican Economic Policies As ‘Mean’

By Christi Parsons and Michael A. Memoli, Tribune Washington Bureau WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama said Republicans are "not necessarily cold-hearted" in their economic poli ...

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Boehner’s Anti-Unemployment Insurance Excuse Is Falling Apart

Boehner’s Anti-Unemployment Insurance Excuse Is Falling Apart

Nearly three months after federal unemployment benefits expired for over a million Americans nationwide, House Speaker John Boehner's excuse for refusing to take up a bill to rene ...

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After Setbacks, Tea Party Members Vow To Reinvent Movement

After Setbacks, Tea Party Members Vow To Reinvent Movement

By Michael A. Memoli, Tribune Washington Bureau WASHINGTON -- By most measures, it's been a dire few months for the Tea Party. Its candidates stumbled in two Texas primary races. ...

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Democrats More Popular As GOP Gets Whiter

Democrats More Popular As GOP Gets Whiter

A year after the Republican National Committee released its GOP “autopsy,” the Growth and Opportunity Project (which encouraged the party to appeal more to minorities), data relea ...

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A Year After ‘Autopsy,’ GOP Still Struggles On Immigration Reform

A Year After ‘Autopsy,’ GOP Still Struggles On Immigration Reform

By Michael A. Memoli, Tribune Washington Bureau WASHINGTON -- A year after Republican National Committee Chairman Reince Priebus commissioned a report that suggested sweeping chan ...

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To Defeat GOP’s Restrictive Voting Laws, Debunk ‘Voter Fraud’

To Defeat GOP’s Restrictive Voting Laws, Debunk ‘Voter Fraud’

Growing up in Jim Crow Arkansas, Bill Clinton saw how the state’s dominant political and racial elite maintained power by suppressing the rights of minority voters who threatened ...

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Republican Congressman Introduces Tax Plan, Lawmakers From Both Parties Hate It

Republican Congressman Introduces Tax Plan, Lawmakers From Both Parties Hate It

In a bold legislative move, Rep. Dave Camp (R-MI), chairman of the House Committee on Ways and Means, introduced legislation on Wednesday that would significantly reform the feder ...

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