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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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  • Democrats unmoved by Rauner 'compromise' proposals

    Gov. Bruce Rauner's administration is touting new legislation centered on his "Turnaround Illinois" agenda as a compromise to help break a stalemate over the state budget. But Democrats in the General Assembly gave no outward indication they will budge...
  • Panel backs bill aimed at boosting Maine vaccination rates

    A Maine legislative committee endorsed a bill Friday that seeks to bolster vaccination rates among schoolchildren but lawmakers balked at an effort to prohibit parents from using the philosophical exemption to send their unvaccinated kids to school....
  • Palm Beach County woman takes reins of Florida League of Women Voters

    Palm Beach County woman takes reins of Florida League of Women Voters
    Online, people have Twitter and Facebook. On cable, a range of information comes from MSNBC and Fox. But even with access to every imaginable bit of information about public affairs, the new president of the Florida League of Women Voters says citizens...
  • 4 GOP senators press Pentagon for report on Iran

    WASHINGTON Rival Republican presidential candidates Sens. Ted Cruz of Texas and Marco Rubio of Florida are teaming up on Iran. The duo, along with Georgia GOP Sens. Johnny Isakson and David Perdue, are demanding a report on Iranian military power from...
  • Challenger to Va. House speaker says policy change unfair

    The woman trying to unseat Virginia House Speaker William J. Howell in next month's GOP primary says the board of elections has given her opponent an unfair advantage. The Washington Post reports (http://wapo.st/1c9KBHk ) that Susan Stimpson says she...
  • Jeb Bush shifts style, critiques brother's budget management

    Only a few days after saying he wouldn't "go out of my way" to point out what he saw as mistakes made by his brother, Jeb Bush did just that Thursday, criticizing former President George W. Bush's record on the federal budget. "I think in Washington...
  • A look at the nation's leftward shift on social issues

    A look at the nation's leftward shift on social issues
    With the nation’s political discourse seemingly as polarized as ever here in the early going of the 2016 presidential campaign, a new Gallup poll finds that people who self-describe their attitudes on social issues as liberal or conservative have...
  • No government shutdown, but no Medcaid expansion either

    No government shutdown, but no Medcaid expansion either
      Cancel the state government shutdown. The Obama administration will save Florida from itself with its promise the state will continue to receive federal Low Income Pool money. A bunch of Tea party Republicans getting bailed out by a president they...
  • House GOP's NC budget proposal gets lots of Democratic votes

    In the first showing of strong bipartisan support for a comprehensive state budget bill since before the Great Recession, North Carolina House Republicans have passed a two-year spending plan that benefited from a revenue windfall. The House gave final...
  • House Approves Controversial Tesla Car Bill

    House Approves Controversial Tesla Car Bill
    The House of Representatives voted Thursday for a controversial bill to allow luxury Tesla cars to be sold directly to consumers and outside the traditional dealership system in Connecticut. The bipartisan bill passed 116-32, with three members absent,...
  • Rauner 'Turnaround' tour not producing results so far

    Rauner 'Turnaround' tour not producing results so far
    In the months leading up to the showdown unfolding at the Capitol, Gov. Bruce Rauner spent much of his time touring Illinois, trying to create a groundswell of support for the pro-business wish list he hopes to push through a legislature run by...