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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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  • New York Senate leader says state budget deal close

    The Republican leader of the New York state Senate said a deal on the disclosure of lawmakers' outside income was close at hand as budget negotiations between lawmakers and Gov. Andrew Cuomo wore on Friday. Republican Senate Leader Dean Skelos said...
  • Fetus debate looms following charges in womb-cutting case

    Colorado Republicans on Friday vowed to reopen a charged debate over a fetus' legal rights after prosecutors said they could not file homicide charges against a woman who allegedly cut an unborn child from her mother's belly. Boulder District Attorney...
  • 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...
  • Governor proposes tighter gift caps for state lawmakers

    Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe wants state lawmakers to enact stricter limits on gifts from lobbyists they can receive as the state's elected officials continue to grapple with ethics reform in the wake of former Gov. Bob McDonnell's corruption scandal....
  • Wisconsin Supreme Court candidates argue over partisanship

    Wisconsin Supreme Court Justice Ann Walsh Bradley defended herself from accusations by challenger Rock County Circuit Judge James Daley in a debate Friday that she's a liberal with "extreme beliefs," saying she has a broad base of bipartisan support in...
  • Christie targets Obama, entitlements in Michigan speech

    Potential 2016 presidential candidate Chris Christie said Friday that the U.S. has become a "weaker" country under President Barack Obama and it needs a leader unafraid to "lead the world" and tell Americans the truth about addressing entitlement...
  • Cruz in NH: GOP leaders cut off his money; Fed causes price hikes on eggs, milk

    MERRIMACK, N.H. Ted Cruz, the first and so far only major candidate for president, swept into New Hampshire on Friday upbeat, revved, and eager to embrace the outsider label he's cultivated since erupting on the national scene three years ago. "I am...
  • Christie tells Michigan Republicans Obama failing at leadership

    SHELBY TOWNSHIP, Mich. New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie continued his attacks on President Barack Obama, telling Michigan Republicans that Obama lacks leadership and common sense on foreign policy, the minimum wage and government entitlements. Christie,...
  • Cruz zeroes in on his base

    WASHINGTON -- Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas, the first Republican hopeful to formally enter the race for his party's 2016 nomination, is not one for subtlety. In his choice of Liberty University in Lynchburg, Va., a fundamentalist Christian hotbed, he preached...
  • House passes compromise package to change how Medicare pays doctors

    The House of Representatives easily passed bipartisan legislation Thursday to update the way Medicare pays physicians and extend federal funding for a popular children's health insurance program, putting pressure on the Senate to act before Congress...