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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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  • Watchdog group says 4 2016 prospects dodging finance law

    A watchdog group is accusing four potential 2016 presidential candidates of skirting federal campaign finance rules while traveling and raising money as if they were off and running. In complaints filed with the Federal Election Commission on Tuesday,...
  • A state earned income tax credit could help people move from welfare to work

    A state earned income tax credit could help people move from welfare to work
    The earned income tax credit has enjoyed four decades of bipartisan support because it helps working people at the bottom of the economic ladder climb up a few rungs. In their zeal to bring the federal budget into balance without raising taxes on people...
  • Barbara Shelly: Spence Jackson's death a sad coda to shocking events in Missouri

    The apparent suicide note left by Robert "Spence" Jackson, the spokesman for the Missouri auditor's office, was a brief last gasp. "I am so sorry," it said. "I just can't take being unemployed again." A police captain read the note to reporters...
  • Democrat O'Malley hits GOP support for Indiana law

    Likely Democratic presidential candidate Martin O'Malley says it's "shameful" for Republicans to support an Indiana law that critics see as legalizing discrimination against gays and lesbians. The former Maryland governor criticized 2016 Republican...
  • Capitol Police warn senator about Islamic State threats

    A Virginia state senator says the state's Capitol Police have alerted him to a threat against him by the Islamic State. Sen. Richard H. Black said police told him he was featured in a magazine published by the Islamic State that lists Black and others as...
  • Wandering Eye: Not all Maryland crab cakes have Maryland crab, today in asshole bosses, and more

    Wandering Eye: Not all Maryland crab cakes have Maryland crab, today in asshole bosses, and more
    The latest in the ongoing can-there-ever-again-be-a-Republican-president debate is yesterday's entry in WaPo by Dana Milbank, who taps into the wisdom of GOP pollster Whit Ayres to make the point that Republican leaders' views must change if they want...
  • Rauner ally tries to tie Preckwinkle's hands on property taxes

    Rauner ally tries to tie Preckwinkle's hands on property taxes
    Gov. Bruce Rauner's hand-picked state Republican chairman is looking to put Democratic Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle in a political trick bag on property taxes. Republican Commissioner Timothy Schneider of Streamwood intends to ask...
  • Texas measure cuts HIV funds, boost abstinence education

    Texas would cut $3 million from programs to prevent HIV and other sexually transmitted diseases and spend that money instead on abstinence education under a contentious Republican-sponsored measure tucked into the state budget Tuesday night. The GOP-...
  • Texas measure cuts HIV funds, boost abstinence education

    Texas measure cuts HIV funds, boost abstinence education
    Texas would cut $3 million from programs to prevent HIV and other sexually transmitted diseases and spend that money instead on abstinence education under a contentious Republican-sponsored measure tucked into the state budget Tuesday night. The GOP-...
  • New York lawmakers OK budget with new teacher evaluations

    New York lawmakers approved legislation Tuesday night to overhaul statewide teacher evaluations, which would require firing those found ineffective three years in a row. The Assembly's 72-54 approval followed criticism by several of that chamber's...
  • Is the GOP totally out of touch with America?

    Is the GOP totally out of touch with America?
      Republicans continue to show they are simply out of step with America. Same-sex marriage? They don’t like it. More guns? They love it. Abortion? No, they hate it.  Particularly the Florida Legislature, which is chipping away at abortion...