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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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  • Lynch confirmation still not set as unrelated Senate bill stuck

    WASHINGTON Senate Democrats rejected Republicans' latest proposal for anti-abortion language in a bill to combat human trafficking, further delaying a vote on confirming Loretta Lynch to become U.S. attorney general. Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid...
  • Rancor worsens over attorney general nominee Loretta Lynch

    Rancor worsens over attorney general nominee Loretta Lynch
    The 5-month-old partisan battle over the nomination of Loretta Lynch to be attorney general got even nastier Thursday, as the White House traded unpleasantries with a key Republican senator and a leading Democrat threatened to try to force a vote. Lynch...
  • Bipartisan agreement gives trade pact a boost

    Bipartisan agreement gives trade pact a boost
    Congressional leaders reached agreement Thursday on a bipartisan bill that should ease passage of a sweeping Pacific Rim trade deal, giving a boost to one of President Obama's top foreign policy goals but putting him in an unusual alliance with...
  • 9 easy steps to understanding Florida's Medicaid debate

    The story eclipsing everything else in Tallahassee is the battle over Medicaid money.  But a lot of people are still confused about what’s going on. So here's an attempt to break down the basics in 9 easy steps. 1) More than $50 billion is...
  • When the Virginia General Assembly wraps up, let the fundraising begin

    When the Virginia General Assembly wraps up, let the fundraising begin
    The money season in Virginia politics got underway last month with the end to the state's legislative session, and the close of the state's in-session fundraising ban. And after Wednesday's deadline to file campaign finance forms with the state Board of...
  • Carly Fiorina calls 2010 Senate race a model for presidential run

    Carly Fiorina calls 2010 Senate race a model for presidential run
    Carly Fiorina pointed to an unlikely inspiration for her potential bid for the presidency: her unsuccessful 2010 campaign to represent California in the U.S. Senate. The former Hewlett-Packard chief executive lost that election by 10 percentage points...
  • Nebraska may repeal death penalty amid drug shortage

    Nebraska is considering repealing the death penalty amid a shortage of lethal injection drugs, with legislation to eliminate capital punishment clearing a major hurdle Thursday. Lawmakers voted 30-13 to advance the bill that would replace capital...
  • NC evangelist Graham could be immortalized inside US Capitol

    A proposal to honor North Carolina favorite son Rev. Billy Graham with a statue in Washington won state House approval Thursday, but not without complaints from Democrats about the process and counter-claims from Republicans that critics had something...
  • Indiana House sends construction wage law repeal to governor

    Conservative groups and Gov. Mike Pence gained a victory Thursday with final legislative approval for a bill repealing Indiana's law for setting wages on public construction projects. The Indiana House voted 54-40 in favor of the repeal, even with 13...
  • Tennessee lawmakers OK $33.8B annual state spending plan

    State lawmakers on Thursday approved Tennessee's $33.8 billion annual spending plan after rejecting Democrats' attempts to add a provision to authorize Medicaid expansion that had been twice defeated earlier in the year. The House voted 80-12 in favor of...
  • House passes bill to repeal estate tax

    The House voted Thursday to repeal the federal tax on estates, a politically volatile issue that affects few inheritances. Republicans refer to it as the "death tax." They say it prevents small business owners and family farmers from passing businesses...