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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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  • A look at the nation's leftward shift on social issues

    A look at the nation's leftward shift on social issues
    With the nation’s political discourse seemingly as polarized as ever here in the early going of the 2016 presidential campaign, a new Gallup poll finds that people who self-describe their attitudes on social issues as liberal or conservative have...
  • No government shutdown, but no Medcaid expansion either

    No government shutdown, but no Medcaid expansion either
      Cancel the state government shutdown. The Obama administration will save Florida from itself with its promise the state will continue to receive federal Low Income Pool money. A bunch of Tea party Republicans getting bailed out by a president they...
  • House GOP's NC budget proposal gets lots of Democratic votes

    In the first showing of strong bipartisan support for a comprehensive state budget bill since before the Great Recession, North Carolina House Republicans have passed a two-year spending plan that benefited from a revenue windfall. The House gave final...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Stuart Rothenberg: Can Republicans repeat an upset in Colorado?

    WASHINGTON The May 5 email I received from Colorado Democratic Sen. Michael Bennet's campaign committee opened with: "Larry Sabato in Politico: COLORADO IS ONE OF ONLY SEVEN 2016 TOSS-UPS. Colorado will decide the 2016 election!" Forget the fact Sabato's...
  • Happy Rockefeller dies at 88; wife of Nelson Rockefeller

    Happy Rockefeller dies at 88; wife of Nelson Rockefeller
    "Most people can get a divorce without having the world hang on it," Margaretta "Happy" Rockefeller once told a reporter. But in 1963, divorce was still a scandal. And she and her husband were not "most people." That year, she married Nelson...
  • House Approves Controversial Tesla Car Bill

    House Approves Controversial Tesla Car Bill
    The House of Representatives voted Thursday for a controversial bill to allow luxury Tesla cars to be sold directly to consumers and outside the traditional dealership system in Connecticut. The bipartisan bill passed 116-32, with three members absent,...
  • Rauner 'Turnaround' tour not producing results so far

    Rauner 'Turnaround' tour not producing results so far
    In the months leading up to the showdown unfolding at the Capitol, Gov. Bruce Rauner spent much of his time touring Illinois, trying to create a groundswell of support for the pro-business wish list he hopes to push through a legislature run by...
  • Follow Oregon's trail and auto-register voters

    Follow Oregon's trail and auto-register voters
    On paper, the idea of automatically registering to vote all U.S. citizens who apply for a driver's license or state ID in Illinois would have broad appeal. Those who believe that expanding the roster of people eligible to vote is key to a healthy...
  • 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...