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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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  • House Democrats reject Rauner's proposed human services cuts

    Democrats who control the Illinois House sent a clear message Wednesday to GOP Gov. Bruce Rauner that they oppose his proposed cuts to human services in next year's budget, foreshadowing what could be weeks of tense negotiations before the Legislature's...
  • Analysis: Republican budget claims don't add up

    On paper and in speeches, Republicans boast that Congress' first budget since they won control of the Senate and House last fall will eliminate red ink within a decade. Actually, it will do nothing of the sort. That's because the budget itself is...
  • Require rioters to forfeit welfare checks

    The police are not the problem, they're the solution. The population is mostly black in West Baltimore. Are they really being singled out? The police department is about 64 percent black. Of the six officers indicted, three are black and three are white....
  • Bad budget news for Wisconsin: No new money over 2 years

    Wisconsin tax collections won't grow beyond earlier projections, state lawmakers were told Wednesday, forcing Republican legislative leaders to consider an accounting move to fulfill their promises to undo Gov. Scott Walker's proposed $127 million cut...
  • Democrats fail to oust NY Senate's GOP leader after arrest

    The Republican leader of the state Senate survived a largely symbolic effort by Democratic lawmakers to oust him from his position Wednesday following his arrest on federal corruption charges. Democratic lawmakers walked out of the Senate in protest...
  • Protesters push for hearing on abortion parental notice bill

    Activists crowded a hall in the Nevada legislative building Wednesday, hoping to persuade Republican senators to revive a bill that would require doctors to notify a girl's parents before performing an abortion on a minor. Nevada Right for Life organized...
  • Pence signs bill repealing Indiana construction wage law

    Local boards will no longer set minimum wages for public construction projects in Indiana under a law signed Wednesday by Republican Gov. Mike Pence. The bill will eliminate the boards that set what is known as the common construction wage that workers...
  • GOP seeks end to traditional pensions, employee concessions

    Republican senators want to end Pennsylvania's debt-ridden pension plans for state and public school employees and require concessions from many current workers to provide immediate taxpayer savings, according to details released Wednesday. The plan is...
  • Republicans consider conservatives to fill Marco Rubio seat in U.S. Senate

    Republicans consider conservatives to fill Marco Rubio seat in U.S. Senate
    Two of Florida's most conservative Republicans said Wednesday they're eyeing the U.S. Senate seat being vacated by presidential candidate Marco Rubio, setting the stage for a tough primary contest in which voters have to weigh ideological purity against...
  • Manchester Charity Event Organizer Launches Bid For School Board

    Manchester Charity Event Organizer Launches Bid For School Board
    MANCHESTER — A man who organizes a Christmas Day party each year for homeless people says he will run for the board of education. Raju Gomes met recently with the Republican Town Committee candidate selection committee. The party's slate will not...
  • Five-man GOP race for Lower Macungie commissioner seats

    Five-man GOP race for Lower Macungie commissioner seats
    In the battle for two Lower Macungie commissioner seats, challengers have found campaign ammunition in two controversial 2015 board decisions: approvals of a tax financing deal for a Costco-anchored shopping center and a $3.3 million park improvement...