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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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  • Harry Reid to retire; Durbin backs Schumer to lead Democrats in Senate

    Harry Reid to retire; Durbin backs Schumer to lead Democrats in Senate
    Senate Democratic Leader Harry Reid, the wily Nevadan who dominated the Senate for a decade from the minority to the majority and back again, announced Friday he will retire after five terms. Three-term New York Sen. Chuck Schumer faces a relatively...
  • Senate GOP eyes current workers as source of pension savings

    Pennsylvania's cold war over public pensions is heating up as Senate Republicans consider resurrecting a plan to pare future benefits for hundreds of thousands of current state and school employees. Majority Leader Jake Corman said this week that savings...
  • Ted Cruz would hurt the GOP

    Ted Cruz is a formidable figure: highly educated, dignified, articulate and knowledgeable. But he would be demolished by virtually any Democratic foe. Cruz would be vilified as the architect of government shutdowns, bringing the nation to the brink of...
  • Big broadband firms want 'unfettered power' over Internet: FCC chief

    Big broadband firms want 'unfettered power' over Internet: FCC chief
    The nation's biggest broadband providers oppose tough net neutrality regulations because they want “unfettered power” over the Internet, the head of the Federal Communications Commission said Friday. In his most robust defense so far of...
  • Republicans criticize Clinton tie to Venezuelan who's also tied to Jeb Bush

    Republicans criticize Clinton tie to Venezuelan who's also tied to Jeb Bush
    The national Republican Party is heaping criticism on Hillary Clinton for the family foundation's ties to foreign donors — even though some of those same donors have ties to former Gov. Jeb Bush and his family. In its latest missive directed at...
  • Senate's GOP White House hopefuls take their budget stands

    WASHINGTON Four potential White House hopefuls were forced to take stands on an array of hot-button issues late Thursday and into Friday as the battle for the 2016 Republican presidential nomination played itself out on the Senate floor. At 3:29 a.m....
  • Norment will seek re-election, cites efforts to re-establish "The Virginia Way"

    Tommy Norment is seeking re-election as the state Senator from the 3rd district, which stretches from the Middle Peninsula to the South of the James counties of Isle of Wight and Surry. Norment, R-James City County, who is the Senate Majority Leader,...
  • Buy American: Florida bill requires US-made flags

    Is it American to require someone to buy American? That was in essence the debate that consumed the Florida House for a few moments Friday when it considered a bill named the "All American Flag Act." The measure would require that whenever cities,...
  • Schumer gets chance to leap atop Senate Democrats' power list

    WASHINGTON This is the opportunity Chuck Schumer has been waiting for. The Democrat, who has been building a power base in the U.S. Senate for more than a decade, is the early favorite to take over for party leader Harry Reid, who announced his...
  • With no bloodshed, Illinois lawmakers solve a crisis. More of this, please.

    With no bloodshed, Illinois lawmakers solve a crisis. More of this, please.
    Some Democrats in the Illinois General Assembly voted last week to make cuts to education and other spending they favor. The Earth did not fly into the sun. In votes on the same measures, Republican legislators agreed to raid money from funds that...
  • Senate OKs Republican balanced-budget plan, following House

    Senate OKs Republican balanced-budget plan, following House
    Republicans muscled a balanced-budget plan through the Senate early Friday, positioning Congress for months of battling President Barack Obama over the GOP's goals of slicing spending and dismantling his health care law. Working into Friday's pre-dawn...