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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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  • Absent Pennsylvania House leaders still voted on school bill

    Leaders of Pennsylvania's House Republican majority are being recorded as "yes" votes on a key budget-related schools bill, even though they weren't in the House chamber for the vote. A House GOP spokesman said Wednesday that precedent allows...
  • Political polarization leads to bad legislation

    Political polarization leads to bad legislation
    The Supreme Court's decision in King v. Burwell, permitting 6.4 million Americans to continue receiving subsidies to buy health insurance on the federal insurance exchange, elated liberals and enraged the right. Conservatives have already begun decrying...
  • Anti-capitalist eco-crusader Naomi Klein hosted at Vatican

    The Vatican added yet another strange bedfellow to its expanding ecological alliance Wednesday, hosting anti-capitalist eco-crusader Naomi Klein at a conference on saving the planet. Klein, author of "This Changes Everything: Capitalism vs. the Climate,"...
  • Wisconsin Assembly to take up budget first next week

    Republicans who control the state Assembly plan to vote on the state budget next week along with a bill that would repeal prevailing wage requirements for local governments. Republicans who control the Assembly and Senate announced Wednesday they've...
  • Preckwinkle defends quick tax hike push

    Preckwinkle defends quick tax hike push
    Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle on Wednesday defended her push for quick approval of a sales tax increase after commissioners unsuccessfully tried to slow it down and make her include it in the traditional fall budgeting process....
  • Senate leader promises vote on Bucks arena plan next week

    The Wisconsin Senate's Republican leader says he plans to vote on a bill to fund a new Milwaukee Bucks arena next week. The deal lays out a $500 million financing plan for the arena that includes $250 million from taxpayers. Financing for the new arena...
  • Wolf, GOP lawmakers make plans to resume talks after veto

    Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf and legislative leaders agreed Wednesday to restart budget talks after Wolf vetoed a Republican-crafted spending plan that every Democrat legislator voted against. As the state began the new fiscal year without even a partial...
  • Wisconsin legislative leaders announce transportation plan

    Republican leaders said Wednesday that they agreed on a plan to fund Wisconsin's road projects over the next two years, edging them closer to an elusive deal on a new state budget. They're not there yet, though. It looks like the deal won't be enough...
  • Manchester Police Say Minority Recruitment A Priority, In Line With State Accountability Bill

    Manchester Police Say Minority Recruitment A Priority, In Line With State Accountability Bill
    MANCHESTER — Town police follow policies and practices that meet or strive to meet requirements included in an accountability bill that the state legislature passed recently, a department spokesman said Wednesday. The bill, which awaits Gov. Dannel...
  • Bush likely earned less, paid higher tax rate than Clintons

    In the first presidential race since Democrats cast the GOP nominee as an out-of-touch millionaire, Republican Jeb Bush is aggressively trying to flip the script. Bush released three decades of federal tax returns on Tuesday that show he's generated a...
  • Republican presidential candidates as far as the eye can see

    Republican presidential candidates as far as the eye can see
    With New Jersey Governor Chris Christie throwing his hat into the presidential ring it is now impossible to actually SEE the ring. There are now 31, (I am not making this up), Republicans officially running for the GOP nomination. Some you have heard of,...