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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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  • Malloy Orders Layoffs Today; No Deal Reached With Unions

    Malloy Orders Layoffs Today; No Deal Reached With Unions
    Despite numerous hours of talks over the past two months, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy ordered layoff notices to start going out Tuesday because no deal has been reached between his administration and the state employee unions. Malloy had been warning workers...
  • Rubio, Christie planning sleepover with the Romneys

    2012 GOP nominee Mitt Romney will be hosting two rival Republican presidential contenders at a holiday sleepover Friday evening. New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie and Florida Sen. Marco Rubio will both be staying over at Romney's property in Wolfeboro,...
  • Hispanic leaders want GOP field to condemn Trump's 'idiocy'

    Hispanic leaders are bristling at the largely tepid response by Republican presidential candidates to Donald Trump's characterization of Mexican immigrants as rapists and drug dealers. Several 2016 contenders have brushed off Trump's comments while...
  • Assembly to consider 20-week abortion ban in special session

    The Wisconsin Assembly has voted to take up bills that would ban abortions after 20 weeks of pregnancy and repeal Wisconsin's prevailing wage for construction workers, as well as state budget votes, in a special legislative session. Kit Beyer,...
  • Backlash over Wisconsin GOP plan to tighten open records law

    Opposition mounted Friday to a surprise Republican budget measure that would exempt from Wisconsin open records laws nearly everything created by state and local government officials, including drafts of legislation and communications with staff. The 24-...
  • Arkansas leaders try to diffuse war of words on gay marriage

    Opposition from Arkansas legislative leaders to the U.S. Supreme Court's recent ruling lifting the ban on gay marriage nationwide bubbled over into a war of words late Thursday between the state's legislative and executive branches. Over the week since...
  • A few words about Sheila, Blaze and Buck

    A few words about Sheila, Blaze and Buck
    Missing an adjective: I left on my cluttered desk a four-letter word I meant to use in Thursday's column about Sheila Dixon wanting to be mayor again: weak. That best describes the half-hearted, five-years-too-late apology Dixon offered on WJZ-TV in May...
  • Scott's vetoes make anger level rise

    Scott's vetoes make anger level rise
    Think of the line-item veto as a process of moving things from one list to another. With a stroke of his red pen, Gov. Rick Scott moves items from "The List of Things That Make People Happy" to "The List of Things that Make People Angry." With his recent...
  • Clinton says she takes a 'backseat to no one' among liberals

    Hillary Rodham Clinton said Friday she takes a "backseat to no one" on championing liberal causes, presenting herself as a standard-bearer for Democrats as primary challenger Bernie Sanders generates large, energetic crowds. Clinton addressed 850...
  • Madigan is face of Democrats in battle with Rauner

    Madigan is face of Democrats in battle with Rauner
    Long content to wield his power largely behind the scenes, House Speaker Michael Madigan has in recent weeks become the very public face of the Democratic majority at the statehouse in a budget standoff with Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner that's engulfed...
  • Walker says he'll change government records exemptions

    A spokeswoman for Gov. Scott Walker says he will work with Republican leaders in both chambers to change budget provisions that would exempt nearly all government records from the state's open records law. Spokeswoman Laurel Patrick said in a statement...