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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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  • GOP Clinton-bashing is hypocritical

    GOP Clinton-bashing is hypocritical
    I see where some Republican faux ethicists are criticizing Hillary and Bill Clinton because of the identity of some of the donors to the Clinton Family Foundation. If these Republicans have accepted campaign contributions from billionaires and special-...
  • Conservatives leading push to increase funding for National Institutes of Health

    WASHINGTON Deficit hawk lawmakers have found something they want to spend money on: medical research. They say they want to cure cancer and other diseases by boosting the budget for the National Institutes of Health, and they argue that investing in...
  • Attorney General Eric Holder bids farewell after 6-year tenure

    Attorney General Eric Holder bids farewell after 6-year tenure
    Attorney General Eric Holder was bidding farewell to the Justice Department on Friday after six years as the nation's top law enforcement official. Holder was addressing employees at an afternoon ceremony one day after his chosen successor, Loretta...
  • Legislative battle of wills means few bills passing

    Legislative battle of wills means few bills passing
    With just one week left in the legislative session, these bills appear to be dead: Guns in schools and on college campuses, allowing adoption agencies the right to turn away gay couples, limiting which bathrooms transgenders can use. The Florida Senate...
  • Obama's trade agenda draws GOP support in House

    Legislation to strengthen President Barack Obama's hand for a new round of trade deals advanced Thursday in the House courtesy of Republicans and over the protests of Democrats, a political role reversal that portends a bruising struggle over passage...
  • Voters have 10 Dem choices in Gary at-large council race

     Voters have 10 Dem choices in Gary at-large council race
    When Gary voters show up either at the Genesis Convention Center for early voting or at their neighborhood polling place on May 5 to vote in the primary, it might take Democratic voters a while to get through the Common Council at-large ballot. There...
  • Newington Moves Forward To Add Electric Car Charging Stations

    NEWINGTON -- The town council voted this week to seek a state grant for an electric car charging station downtown. The councilmen approved the application on a party line vote, with both Republicans present voting no. Minority Leader David Nagel and...
  • Obama uses hospital funds to push Medicaid expansion

    The Obama administration is dialing up the pressure on a handful of states that have resisted expanding Medicaid coverage for their low-income residents under the federal health care overhaul. The leverage comes from a little-known federal fund that...
  • Governor signs bill to allow guns in all Tennessee parks

    Local governments in Tennessee can no longer bar people with handgun carry permits from bringing firearms to parks, playgrounds and sports fields under legislation signed by Republican Gov. Bill Haslam. The contentious measure was introduced as a welcome...
  • Loretta Lynch wins confirmation as attorney general

    Loretta Lynch won confirmation as the nation's first black female attorney general Thursday from a Senate that forced her to wait more than five months for the title and remained divided to the end. The 56-43 vote installs Lynch, now U.S. attorney for...
  • Marco Rubio on LGBTQ Civil Rights

    Marco Rubio on LGBTQ Civil Rights
    Florida Republican Senator Marco Rubio is officially in the 2016 race for the GOP presidential nomination. That most certainly means he has a campaign book on the market.   My copy of Rubio’s American Dreams: Restoring Economic Opportunity for...