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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 committee rejects $4 million for commuter rail study

    A push to extend commuter rail from Boston into New Hampshire hit a snag Thursday when a state Senate committee rejected plans to spend $4 million to study the expansion. The vote fell along party lines, with Republicans on the Senate Capital Budget...
  • Tim Boyle: Efforts to raise the minimum wage gaining momentum

    Tim Boyle: Efforts to raise the minimum wage gaining momentum
    The nation, or at least a state like Pennsylvania, is long overdue for a bump in the minimum wage to adjust for inflation. President Obama has been at work since he got into office to bring up the minimum wage above $7.25. Sure, it was an increase...
  • Senate panel keeps domestic budgets frozen for now

    Ignoring veto threats, Republicans on a key Senate panel Wednesday approved an overall freeze on the annual operating budgets for domestic agencies while padding overseas military accounts to raise Pentagon budget limits by $36 billion. The proposal by...
  • Texas House OKs letting clergy refuse to marry gay couples

    The Texas House voted Thursday to let clergy members refuse to perform marriages that violate their religious beliefs — further shielding the nation's largest conservative state from a possible U.S. Supreme Court ruling allowing gay couples to wed....
  • 2016 prospect Rand Paul in new book: GOP willing to change

    Republican presidential candidate Rand Paul reaches out in his most direct way yet to African-Americans in a new book that highlights his libertarian policies on government surveillance, the economy and criminal justice reform. "My party has let the bond...
  • Nixon papers shed light on renegade diplomacy

    There's little doubt Richard Nixon was up to dirty tricks before his presidency ever began. Documents released by the National Archives' Nixon Presidential Library on Wednesday add weight to considerable, existing evidence that his 1968 presidential...
  • 3 fired Dan Rutherford employees threaten suit over back pay

    3 fired Dan Rutherford employees threaten suit over back pay
    Three ex-state employees who claim former Treasurer Dan Rutherford fired them 10 months ago in retaliation for providing damaging evidence in a sexual harassment investigation are threatening legal action unless the state gives them back pay and scrubs...
  • GOP presidential prospect Kasich heads to Georgia, SC

    Ohio Gov. John Kasich (KAY'-sik) plans to appear at a couple Republican events in Georgia next week as he continues to weigh a 2016 bid for president. The second-term governor has scheduled appearances Tuesday at the Fulton County Republican Party...
  • Congress largely silent on unfolding Islamic State crisis

    WASHINGTON Senators were so eager to put their imprint on the Iran nuclear deal that 47 Republicans wrote a letter about it to that country's leaders before any deal has been finalized. But when it comes to the deteriorating situation in Iraq, there is...
  • Liberal groups dig for dirt on Bush, other GOP candidates

    WASHINGTON Jeb Bush was in New Hampshire, talking to voters about the education standards called Common Core. Back in Washington, ears perked up on a team that spends all day, every day, scouring television and the Internet for appearances by...
  • Libertarian's elections complaint against Kasich dismissed

    The state's Elections Commission dismissed a complaint Thursday alleging that Republican Gov. John Kasich's re-election campaign played a role in getting a Libertarian candidate bumped from last year's gubernatorial ballot. Attorneys for Libertarian...