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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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  • Obama's trade bill narrowly clears a key Senate hurdle

    In a triumph for President Barack Obama, sweeping legislation to strengthen the administration's hand in global trade talks advanced toward Senate passage Thursday after a showdown vote that remained in doubt until the final moment. The 62-38 vote, two...
  • More NC budget changes made before House gives initial OK

    A solid bipartisan majority in the House gave initial approval Thursday night to the chamber's state budget proposal for the next two years that was buoyed by additional expected funds from a recovering economy for pay raises, reserves and Medicaid....
  • Senate Democrats demand more money for Amtrak repair backlog

    Senate Democrats on Thursday demanded that Republicans provide more money for Amtrak so the railroad can tackle a $21 billion maintenance and repair backlog, including replacing tunnels more than a century old. Democrats at a news conference cited last...
  • AP News in Brief at 7:58 p.m. EDT

    Obama's contentious trade bill clears key hurdle, advances toward a final Senate vote In a triumph for President Barack Obama, sweeping legislation to strengthen the administration's hand in global trade talks advanced toward Senate passage Thursday...
  • Senate OKs Bill To Allow Municipal Employees To Enroll In State Health Care Plan

    HARTFORD — Legislation that would let cities and towns enroll their employees in the state's health insurance plan won Senate approval Thursday evening over the objections of Republican lawmakers worried about higher state expenses and new...
  • Panel moves to weaken Dodd-Frank

    Panel moves to weaken Dodd-Frank
    WASHINGTON — The Republican-controlled Senate took its first step toward fulfilling a GOP promise to roll back key parts of the sweeping 2010 law that overhauled financial industry regulations and oversight. The Dodd-Frank reform law, designed to...
  • Fast-track authority for Trans-Pacific Partnership advances in Senate

    WASHINGTON — After a flurry of last-minute legislative wrangling, the Senate on Thursday advanced a measure that would give President Obama so-called fast-track authority to complete a pending trade pact with leading Pacific nations. Senators...
  • Senate Debates Healthcare Pooling Bill

    The state Senate began debating Thursday afternoon over a healthcare pooling plan that allows non-state employees to join into the state insurance plan. Healthcare pooling has been controversial through the years as many Democrats have been in favor and...
  • Republicans move to restructure Walker's job creation agency

    Republican lawmakers on the Legislature's finance committee moved Thursday to restructure Gov. Scott Walker's struggling job creation agency, approving a plan to remove the governor as chairman, dramatically reduce the agency's reserves and eliminate a...
  • Abortion parent notification bill now likely to get hearing

    A bill requiring doctors to notify parents before performing an abortion on a minor is now likely to get a hearing after being sidelined for weeks. Senate Finance Committee members voted Thursday to send AB405 out of their committee and move it into...
  • Senators offer compromise on domestic surveillance changes

    The chairman of the Senate intelligence committee is offering a compromise that would end bulk collection of phone records by the National Security Agency after a two-year transition period, leaving it up to the House to accept the deal or allow...