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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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  • Md. Senate votes unanimously for $40B budget

    The Maryland Senate voted unanimously Thursday for the state's $40 billion budget. Democrats and Republicans spoke positively about the bipartisanship that went into the Senate's budget work, which hasn't resulted in a unanimous vote in years. "This...
  • What Ted Cruz knows about the battle for 2016

    What Ted Cruz knows about the battle for 2016
    Sen. Ted Cruz is a decided underdog for the Republican presidential nomination, but he understands where his opening lies. And this, in turn, tells us a lot about the shape of the contest and the fight the GOP is about to have. It is no accident that...
  • Rubio seeks to strip gun-control authority from DC officials

    A likely Republican presidential candidate has introduced a bill that would ban local elected officials in the nation's capital from enacting gun-control laws. The bill introduced Thursday by Sen. Marco Rubio of Florida would essentially leave the...
  • Va. GOP candidates forgo primary, agree to party canvass

    Prince William County Board of Supervisors Chairman Corey Stewart will seek re-election through a party canvass after a clerical error denied him the right to compete in a primary. The county Republican Committee issued a formal call for nominations...
  • Sen. Tom Cotton, tragic hero

    The snarky quip attributed to 19th-century French Foreign Minister Charles Maurice de Talleyrand -- "It was worse than a crime; it was a blunder" -- has recently been making the rounds to deride a letter written by Sen. Tom Cotton (R-Ark.) and signed by...
  • A better 2016 agenda

    "In your heart you know he's right," was Barry Goldwater’s presidential campaign slogan in 1964. The critics of Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX), who announced Monday he is running for president, are effectively saying of him: "In your head you know he's nuts."...
  • $7B transportation budget passes despite license provision

    The state's transportation budget headed to the governor Thursday amid criticism from Democrats who claim a piece of the bill would discourage out-of-state college students in Ohio from voting in the swing state. At issue is a provision in the two-year,...
  • McAuliffe signs state budget with raises for state workers

    Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe has signed a new state budget that includes pay increases for state employees, boosts cash benefits for welfare recipients and has more money for the governor to spend on economic development. The Democratic governor...
  • Ex-aide of retiring Indiana senator running to replace him

    A well-connected Republican political operative is the first candidate to formally enter the race to replace retiring GOP Sen. Dan Coats of Indiana. Eric Holcomb, a former state Republican Party chairman, pointed during Thursday's announcement to his...
  • Sizing up the crowded field of GOP presidential hopefuls

    Sizing up the crowded field of GOP presidential hopefuls
    With Ted Cruz announcing and Rand Paul and Marco Rubio soon to follow, it's time to start handicapping the horses and making enemies. No point in wasting time on the Democratic field. There is none. The only thing that can stop Hillary Clinton is an act...
  • U.S. House approves long-term fix for Medicare payments to doctors

    U.S. House approves long-term fix for Medicare payments to doctors
    — For the 28,000 Pennsylvania doctors who treat Medicare patients, Thursday's vote by the U.S. House of Representatives brought a sigh of relief. The overwhelmingly bipartisan proposal would end a series of financial cliffs for the health care...